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MEEA Industrial Webinar: Schneider Electric - Make the Most of Your Energy


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Join us to learn how global energy management company Schneider Electric reduced energy consumption by 21.3% in its Midwest manufacturing facilities by implementing its own solutions and products. This experience of walking our talk now enables Schneider Electric to support our customers worldwide in similar energy efficiency processes. Jim Pauley, Sr. Vice President, External Affairs and Government Relations, will walk through the steps Schneider Electric took.

Jim Pauley is responsible for state and federal legislative and regulatory policy and government interaction. In addition, he has responsibility for the Schneider Electric strategy and participation in trade and industry associations, standards organizations and conformity assessment bodies. Over his 27 year career, he has held positions in industry standards, product management, marketing and product planning.

Pauley holds a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Kentucky and is a licensed professional engineer in Kentucky.

This presentation is part of the Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance Industrial Webinar Series. Find out more at

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MEEA Industrial Webinar: Schneider Electric - Make the Most of Your Energy

  1. 1. Make the most ofyour energy™Jim Pauley, P.E.Schneider ElectricSr. Vice President, External Affairs and Government RelationsMidwest Energy Efficiency AllianceMarch 27, 2013Email: jim.pauley@schneider-electric.comFollow on Twitter: @JimPauley
  2. 2. 21999Groupe Schneider becomesSchneider Electric,focused on Power & Control1975Merlin Gerin joinsGroupe Schneider1988Telemecanique joinsGroupe Schneider1991Square D joinsGroupe Schneider1996Modicon, historic leader inAutomation, becomes aSchneider brand2007Acquisition ofAPC corp. and PelcoMore than 170 years of history1836Creation of Schneiderat Le Creusot, France19th Century 20th Century 21st Century2000Acquisition ofMGE UPS Systems2003Acquisition ofT.A.C2005Acquisition ofPower Measurement Inc.2003-2008Targeted acquisitions in wiring devicesand home automation(Lexel, Clipsal, Merten, Ova, GET, etc.)2008Acquisition ofXantrexSteelIndustryPower &Control2010Acquisition ofAreva DEnergyManagement
  3. 3. 3Schneider Electric – the global specialistin energy managementbillion € sales in 2012of sales in new economiespeople in 100+ countriesof sales devoted to R&D Residential 9%Utilities & Infrastructure 25%Industrial & machines 22%Data centres 15%Non-residential buildings 29%Balanced geographies– FY 2012 salesDiversified end markets– FY 2012 salesNorthAmerica25%AsiaPacific27%Rest ofWorld18%WesternEurope30%
  4. 4. 4Energy Management Lifecycle
  5. 5. 5How Should You Look at EnergyEfficiency?A Program Of Continuous Improvement
  6. 6. 6●Total energy management savings (2004-2011) –over $24 million●Reduced energy usage over 30%● Reduced natural gas usage over 30%●Environmental Benefits - avoided over 260,000 tons ofCO2 equivalentWalking the energy management talkat our own facilities
  7. 7. 7SE Midwest Facilities – 15 Total2004 BaselineCedar Rapids, IAHuntington, INLexington, KYLincoln, NEMissouri, MOPalatine, ILPeru, INOxford, OH2008 BaselineDayton, OHDes Plaines, ILFishers, INRockford, ILSt. Louis, MOSt. Louis SETC, MOWest Chester, OH$1,408,00026,147,000 kWh-22%$SavingskWhSavings% Chg$270,0007,139,000 kWh-9.9%$1,678,00033,286,000 kWh-21.3%Total
  8. 8. 8What Were Our Key Projects?●Building Management System● Single most important factor over thelifecycle●Lighting Projects● T12 to T8 to T5 to now moving to LEDwhere possible● Included emergency lights (small butconstant use)●Energy Efficiency Compressors●Variable Speed Drives● Cooling tower pumps, processwater pumps● Fans●Occupancy Sensors in offices●Compressed Air Leak Detection●Power Factor Correction
  9. 9. 9● A Standard Practice Manual was publishedin 2009 as the guiding document for energymanagement for Schneider Electric in NorthAmerica. It was adopted in 2010 as theglobal guide to energy management.● The manual includes:● a detailed description of the SE EnergyProgram● a listing of best practices pertaining toseveral topics, such as HVAC, steamsystems, compressed air, chilled water,and process heating● includes preventive maintenance andcontinuous commissioning items to helpsustain gains in energy efficient buildingoperationSchneider Electric Best Practice Manual
  10. 10. 10Remote Monitoring• Remote monitoring tools and metering• Move from energy “data” to “energy information”Energy Management Information System (EMIS)Energy Operation
  11. 11. 11Supply Side Management● Supply Side Partnerships• Competitive Energy Procurement, with anticipated savings of $1.2 M in 2012• Utilize Resource Advisor to aggregate, check and view energy usage and progress onsupply side projectsResource Advisor
  12. 12. 12Ongoing Monitoring and Improvementis Critical
  13. 13. 13Measurement and Verification ThroughEnergy Modeling• Monthly model review meetings with individual regions• More discussion time per site and increased participationfrom facilities• Model reviews combined with project trackingEnPI Tool v3.02 SE r6, © 2011 Georgia Tech Research Corporation01/01/1112/01/11 Yes Mnf. Index No Avg. Temp. Yes HDD 60No CDD 55 No PL ON Hrs. NoY1 X1 X2 X3 X4 No HDD 55 Yes CDD 60DateElectricity(kWh) Mnf. Index CDD 60 HDD 60 ModelElectricity(kWh) /Model1 01/01/2011 1,565,436 73,650 - 981 1,572,990 1.002 02/01/2011 1,476,039 74,465 - 601 1,484,781 0.993 03/01/2011 1,575,044 79,427 19 455 1,540,800 1.024 04/01/2011 1,483,938 72,840 74 126 1,421,002 1.045 05/01/2011 1,655,833 74,477 205 87 1,587,929 1.046 06/01/2011 1,717,368 76,524 382 - 1,800,620 0.957 07/01/2011 2,024,995 73,410 580 - 1,985,054 1.028 08/01/2011 1,934,884 79,110 466 - 1,936,339 1.009 09/01/2011 1,557,469 79,103 184 25 1,615,021 0.9610 10/01/2011 1,418,059 71,568 34 206 1,377,004 1.0311 11/01/2011 1,203,898 66,825 7 311 1,303,550 0.9212 12/01/2011 1,215,545 55,518 - 592 1,203,417 1.01X1 X2 X3 X4Electricity(kWh) Mnf. Index CDD 60 HDD 60StdDeviationP-Values 0.00185 0.00003 0.0169 3.9%F-Test 0.00002r^2 0.95m 14.72 1162.51 264.24 0.00b 229732Round coefficients (m) 3Round constant (b) 0Variables to be IncludedRegression Modely = (14.72)*X1+ (1162.511)*X2+ (264.244)*X3+ (0)*X4+ 229732Model Year Last RowModel Year First RowModel OKEvaluate Model Show All Rows
  14. 14. 14Summary●Work with experts to analyze current state and make recommendations●Take advantage of rebates, programs and similar opportunities● Efficiency projects will be competing with many other industrial projectswithin the facility●Be willing to take on the “hard projects” to maximize the efficiency●Monitoring systems are critical to take advantage of the savings overthe long term● Monitoring at sublevels of systems and processes can improve decisionmaking●Training and Continuous improvement are necessary for ongoingimprovements
  15. 15. 15Make the most ofyour energy™