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Energy Audit and Its Types | Energy Management

After reading this article you will learn about:- 1. Meaning of Energy Audit 2. Objectives of Energy Audit 3. Types 4. Report. Meaning of Energy Audit: Energy audit is an official scientific study of energy consumption of an organisation/process/plant/equipment aimed at reduction of energy consumption and energy costs without affecting productivity and comforts and suggesting […]

Energy Management: Meaning, Steps and Objectives

After reading this article you will learn about:- 1. Meaning of Energy Management 2. Steps for Energy Management 3. Objectives. Meaning of Energy Management: Energy management is the art and science of optimum use of energy to maximise profits (minimise costs) and thereby improve the economic competiveness. The energy should be used efficiently, economically and […]

Installation of Power Plant: 7 Factors

Some of the factors to be considered while installing a power plant are as follows: 1. Selection of Power System 2. Location of Plant 3. Building Layout 4. Selection of Prime Mover 5. Selection of Operating Conditions 6. Cost 7. Selection of Units. Factor # 1. Selection of Power System: The type of power plant […]

Storage of Energy: 2 Mechanical Methods

This article throws light upon the top two mechanical methods used for storage of energy. The methods are: 1. Pumped Hydro-Electric Storage 2. Compressed Air Storage. Mechanical Method # 1. Pumped Hydro-Electric Storage: In this system, electric power in excess of the immediate demand is used to pump water from a supply source (e.g., lake, […]

Top 5 Non-Conventional Sources of Energy

This article throws light upon the top five non-conventional sources of energy. The sources are: 1. Solar Energy 2. Wind Energy 3. Ocean Energy 4. Geothermal Energy 5. Small Hydro-Energy. Non-Conventional Source # 1. Solar Energy: Utilisation of solar energy is of great importance to India, since it lies in a tropical climate region of […]

Economics of Power Generation

After reading this article you will learn about the economics of power generation. Power generation economics is important in controlling total power costs to the consumer. A study of power plant economics assists in power plant selection, and in introducing cost reduction techniques in plant operation. The power plant designer must consider the most economical […]

Primary and Secondary Non-Conventional Sources of Energy

After reading this article you will learn about the primary and secondary non-conventional sources of energy. Primary Sources of Energy: These are these which are available in nature in raw form, like coal, petroleum-oil and natural gas, wind, water at high level, uranium ore, solar radiation, geo-thermal fluid, ocean waves, ocean thermal fluid, ocean tides, […]