The first part of the paper discusses the necessity of developing an energy saving programme, and presents the main energy consumers of industry and the significant weight held by energy related costs in the turnover of production systems in processing industry. Further the paper describes and analyses the steps to be followed in developing an efficient energy management programme. These are: - appointment by the administration board of a manager for energy related issues; - an energy audit, including a complete inventory of the energy consuming equipment, the diagram of the process flow, a general view on the operation practice, answers to a list of specific questions; - identification of opportunities and their economic assessment; - prioritising and grouping them into the fields of: lighting, drives, cooling, ventilation, heating; - approval of the energy management programme by the administration board; - implementation of the approved programme, starting with the engineering design part required by each established measure.
energy management, energy consumption, industry
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Ioan Ghimbaseanu. (2019) Studies Regarding Developing an Energy Saving Program. International Journal of Renewable Energy Sources, 4, 68-71