Process Energy Intensity Evaluation

Client: Xstrata Nickel

Location: Dominican Republic

  • Comprehensive Energy Assessment of Five Key Areas:
    • Ore Preparation
    • Reduction
    • Melting
    • Refining
    • Power Plant
  • Define current energy usage
  • Mass and energy balance for each major process unit
  • Benchmark process unit efficiencies against similar installations
  • Evaluate process and equipment modifications to improve efficiency
  • Cost-Benefit analysis of recommended modifications
Project History

Site Work

September 2003
December 2003

Energy Consumption Strategy Development