Almazara de Muela case study
We often come across traditional sectors of business activity with significant economic and social relevance and that, due to a range of circumstances, resist the introduction of changes into their productive and/or management processes, either because their productive process does not allow for improvements, or because the implementation of energy efficiency measures means a considerable financial investment. And this is why energy efficiency is a goal that is often the preserve of big businesses or sectors with highly intensive energy consumption.
Almazara de Muela is a clear example of energy efficiency being seen as a path to be followed in the medium- and long-term. Rather than being a one-off action that seeks economic savings, it is seen as a tool to improve competitiveness throughout an ongoing improvement process. Essential for correct decision-making is the availability of proper, quality information (initially based on a detailed energy audit and afterwards via a monitoring system), and of equal importance is the involvement of every member of the organisation through training and communication.Read more…
Article published in: FuturENERGY May 2015