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Actions to promote efficient energy consumption at the Volos production plant

Actions to promote efficient energy consumption at the Volos production plant

Description

METKA carries out regular actions to improve energy consumption, which aim to ensure the operational efficiency of the equipment in its Volos plant.

The key actions to reduce energy consumption are the following:

1. Installation of 1 MW photovoltaic panels on the plant's roof.

solar system
2. Changes in the methods used to heat the production areas. Replacement of electrical heating units with natural gas heat reflector panels.

solar system
3. Replacement of an outdated technology 100 kW air compressor with a 90 kW inverter-type compressor.
4. Replacement of incandescent light bulbs with economy ones, e.g. in the plant's perimeter lighting, in offices etc.
5. Annual maintenance of air conditioning units.
6. Annual thermographic inspection of electrical distribution panels.

Result

Through these actions, during the period from 2004 to 2014 the company managed to reduce energy consumption by 24% (1.050.000 KWh).

CSR Report

2016 Sustainability Report

2016 Sustainability Report

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Sustainability Report of the Company is available in HTML and PDF formats.


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