Focus On : Energy Efficiency


Energy efficiency, energy recovery, energy audits and energy management are top agenda items for plant engineers wanting to cut costs and carbon emissions – and green technologies can help.

Improvements cover every aspect of plant, from boiler plant and steam traps to building energy management systems, air conditioning equipment, compressors, electric motors, variable speed drives, heat pumps, and combined heat and power plant.

Whether your project involves fans, pumps, HVAC, condensate recovery on steam plant, using alternative energy sources (from biomass and biogas, to solar or wave energy), installing evaporative cooling or upgrading a combined cycle gas turbine, Plant Engineer is here to help.

For ideas and experience on cutting greenhouse gas emissions and your carbon footprint, while also saving energy and cost, follow our energy efficiency focus.


New E.ON paper mill CHP plant

E.ON is replacing the existing combined heat and power plant at the ...
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Diesel train fitted with SCR

Southwest Railway, emissions control supplier Eminox and train leasing ...
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Compressor efficiency guide

Industrial compressor and vacuum specialist Gardner Denver has released a ...
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Collaboration brings savings

RAF Marham, home to the UK’s F-35 multi-role combat jets, is said to have ...
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IChemE energy efficiency guide

Professional engineering organisation IChemE has published a good practice ...
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Offshore wind contract for JDR - 31/01/2019
Twin elevators for new tower - 28/01/2019
Nissan switches on solar roof - 02/01/2019
Vehicle battery second life? - 21/12/2018
Ops begin at wind project - 17/12/2018


Pressure cooker

A move towards renewables is vital if we want to stop burning fossil ...
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Where there’s smoke…

Recently-published HSE guidance has set the first UK limits for workplace ...
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Fuel for thought

Liquefied natural gas is a relatively new fuel that is available to ...
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Maintaining the leading edge

Daniel Petherbridge, technical service engineer at Belzona Polymerics, ...
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Driving forward

Forklift truck manufacturer Combilift has opened its brand-new global ...
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Minimising yaw brake noise - 30/04/2018
On the right side of the law - 30/04/2018
Energy-efficiency expectations - 30/04/2018
Putting the focus on energy - 28/02/2018
Emissions legislation - 28/12/2017