Thursday, March 22Enerstrat

Energy Industry

Energy: from efficiency to performance

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A champion of energy efficiency. Even before this new market was well identified, Schneider Electric had begun to expand its activities to growth markets, notably by offering its industrial customers more efficiency and energy savings. Ten years and some 130 buyouts later, the French group plays in the big leagues. Another champion of energy efficiency, not for processes, but for buildings: the venerable Saint-Gobain, which celebrates its 350 years, and has reorganized in recent years around the concept of sustainable housing . For its CEO Pierre-André de Chalendar, energy performance is a growth driver in mature economies, where the group generates 80% of its turnover. It will be understood that the industry did not wait for the (too) long maturation of the energy transition bill to ca

It takes more lean and less energy to the industry

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Improve the energy efficiency of his plant, no one is against it. But how ? Where to start ? What is the gain? Industrialists are often in limbo. "However, we are witnessing a revolution," says Jean-Pierre Riche, chairman of the consultant Okavango Energy, " Energy is one of the levers of competitiveness, like quality in the 1990s." Energy performance must be integrated into industrial management. " With his Leanergy method, Okavango applies lean to energy. "It all starts with the product, we will eliminate any energy consumption, which does not bring value to the product," explains Jean-Pierre Riche. This approach, which involves an exhaustive audit and without prejudice, allows to question, if necessary, the process to better target waste. A dairy takes milk at 6 ° C to pasteurize