Heating Systems

In countries where heating is needed in the winter, significant savings are often possible by improving thee fficiency of existing heating systems. This could be as simple as reducing heat loss in the system by preventing leakage or increasing insulation. However, efficiency may also be increased with the replacement of inefficient boilers or utilising waste heat from industrial production.
In areas with geological faults there are particular options for utilisation of geothermal heating or geothermal power production. But in most areas, low temperature geothermal heating is an option that is rarely utilised despite offering significant potential for emissions reduction.
Significant efficiency gains may be achieved through metering and payment systems that allow consumers to regulate the heat and reduce costs accordingly. Most of the heat loss in heating systems is often caused by lack of incentives for saving excess energy. Households are an important target for initiatives in this regard.
These considerations apply equally to cooling systems that may not be individually metered, or where equipment is installed by developers that have no interest in subsequent running costs and energy savings.
Heating projects are divided between the following:

  • Efficiency Improvements
  • New Systems
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  • Case:
    Tangerang 13.6MW Natural Gas Co-generation Project
    PT Manunggal Energi Nusantara (“MEN”) is a cogeneration project using natural gas as fuel.
    The electricity that the Project generates will be supplied to three textile manufacturing companies.

    The purpose of the Project is the generation of 13.6MW of electricity and 9.5tonnes per hour of high quality steam at 8-10 bar pressure for industrial users who are currently using grid electricity and generating steam from fuel-mix with higher carbon intensity than natural gas. The Project scope is the installation of five natural gas power generators; each is equipped with a waste heat recovery boiler.

    Project CO2 reduction over the first crediting period of 7 years: 298,353 tCO2e (per/year: 42,622)

    UNFCCC project ref. no.: 1313

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