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Energy Saver: Incorporate Upgrades Right From The Start

Avoid opting for less-energy-efficient but cheaper equipment when building a new plant

By Alan Rossiter, Energy Saver Columnist
Feb 22, 2019

Substantial pressure exists to design and build chemical plants and refineries as fast as possible, and with the lowest capital investment. It’s often argued that enhancements, including those that improve energy efficiency, can wait until the plant is running and producing revenue. However, this logic has at least two weaknesses.

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