Case Studies

Debenhams - Department Store

Debenhams saved £11448 on elecricity per year with PowerMas Power Factor Correction
Debenhams Return on Investment was only 7 months
Power Factor Correction
Annual Savings Achieved
 
  • £11448.00
  • 28.4 Tons Co2
  • 23555 kW/h site
  • 52892 kW/h inc transmission
Payback
 
  • 7 Months
Benefits
 
  • Removal of Reactive Power Charges
  • Reduction of 320 Amps per phase
  • Reduction of 230 kVa Demand
  • Improved utility

The site above is one of many we have improved for a major high street chain of department stores committed to energy saving and carbon reduction, their main criteria was on ROI which was achieved with 7 months.

The project included the supply and install of new equipment to achieve and overall electrical efficiency of around 99% from a poor 79% before correction.

Results returned the above savings and an ROI of less than one year.



Polyflor - Vinyl Floor Manufacturer

Polyflor saved £42929 on elecricity per year with PowerMas Power Factor Correction
Polyflor reduced electric costs with return on investment of only 11 months
Power Factor Correction
Annual Savings Achieved
 
  • £42,929.00
  • 253.27 Tons Co2
  • 169685 kW/h site 
  • 471600 kW/h inc transmission
Payback
 
  • 11 Months
Benefits
 
  • Removal of Reactive Power Charges
  • Reduction of 1496 Amps per phase
  • Reduction of 1076 kVa Demand
  • Improved utility

The site is one of world leaders in vinyl floor manufacture with an annual electrical energy spend of round 7 million pounds per annum on a 6 Mw site.

The project included new power factor correction equipment and repairs to existing equipment to achieve and overall electrical efficiency of around 98% from a pre contract 85%.

Results returned the above savings and an ROI of less than one year.