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The impact of reducing mine chilled water supply during periods of low production
As part of the Demand Side Management (DSM) initiative, Eskom partially funds load management and energy efficiency projects. Large industries are therefore willing participants in the Eskom funded electricity savings ...
Reducing energy consumption of mine cooling systems by controlling chilled water demand of mobile cooling units
Energy costs are increasing rapidly. Energy efficiency strategies are required to reduce electricity consumption for energy intensive operations. Cooling systems of deep level mines consume approximately 25% of their total ...
Optimising of a domestic paraffin geyser for rural application
A water heating system based on paraffin was investigated. Such a system fulfils a need in rural areas where electrify is not available and solar geysers are not practical. The solution is particularly apt due to the ...
Combined electricity and water supply strategy for the department of water affairs
In the recent years various Demand Side Management (DSM) projects were successfully completed on Department of Water Affairs (DWA) pump schemes. Each pump scheme consists of a number of pump stations which transfer water ...