Unlocking Energy Efficiency Opportunities
June 10th
2015
Introduction
 Dawn Meats & Sustainable Practices
 Starting point
 Development of Energy Management System
 Innovative ...
Background
Dawn Meats Group & Sustainable Practices
• Sustainable Practices – Core of Dawn Meats
Group ethos
• Value Chain & Quality ...
Energy efficiency reduces environmental impact
Energy Management
-15%
-10%
-5%
0
+5%
Under
control
Energy usage high again -
Where’s that last audit?
Here we
go again!
K...
Moving Forward
•Engaged with energy technology providers
•Site Teams
•Personnel trained – SEAI Energy Map
•Set objectives ...
Sustainability Teams
PEOPLE
Developing a
sustainability efficient
culture
TECHNICAL
Understanding your
energy usage and ho...
Unlocking Efficiencies
-20%
-25%
-15%
-10%
-5%
0
+5%
Site commit to energy plan
Low Hanging Fruit
- Housekeeping first
As ...
Sustainability TeamsTrenching and Superconductor
Longest industrial district heating system in Ireland
Use of ‘NASA’ techn...
Sustainability TeamsThermal Energy Graph
Thermal Energy Usage
0
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
80
90
Nov-
11
Dec-
11
Jan-
12
Feb-
12...
Results
56,000,000 L
x22.5
Olympic Sized
Swimming Pools
3,000 T CO2
x2,500
Family Cars with a Full
Tank of Fuel
8,500,000 ...
Pushing Boundaries by 2020
 Reduce direct carbon
footprint by
50%
 Reduce energy use by
40%
 Reduce water use by
40%
Summary- Unlocking Efficiencies
• Energy Teams – Site and corporate
• Monitoring
• Understanding how and where energy used...
Innovation Award
Sustainability Award
National Green Champion
Plan A Partnership Award 2013
Environmental Impact
Best Of S...
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Unlocking Energy Efficiency Opportunities - Charlie Coakley - Dawn Meats

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Charlie spoke at the publication of a new SEAI study investigating how to unlock the potential for energy efficiency across the Irish economy. The seminar presented new insights including the scale of the energy efficiency opportunity; the costs and benefits of 2020 target achievement; and policy options based on a new analysis of investor behaviour and decision-making.

The launch of the report was accompanied by presentations from exemplar projects from the SEAI energy efficiency programmes and a panel discussion exploring how we might accelerate the pace of retrofit in Ireland. New insights into the attitudes of investors will be presented and the multiple benefits of energy efficiency explored.

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  1. 1. Unlocking Energy Efficiency Opportunities June 10th 2015
  2. 2. Introduction  Dawn Meats & Sustainable Practices  Starting point  Development of Energy Management System  Innovative Project  How we unlocked energy efficiency
  3. 3. Background
  4. 4. Dawn Meats Group & Sustainable Practices • Sustainable Practices – Core of Dawn Meats Group ethos • Value Chain & Quality Product • Environmental benefits • Cost Savings
  5. 5. Energy efficiency reduces environmental impact
  6. 6. Energy Management -15% -10% -5% 0 +5% Under control Energy usage high again - Where’s that last audit? Here we go again! KWH Usage High = Energy Audit
  7. 7. Moving Forward •Engaged with energy technology providers •Site Teams •Personnel trained – SEAI Energy Map •Set objectives for each site
  8. 8. Sustainability Teams PEOPLE Developing a sustainability efficient culture TECHNICAL Understanding your energy usage and how to control it ORGANISATIONAL Management commitment Balance all 3 for a successful system Sustainability Teams
  9. 9. Unlocking Efficiencies -20% -25% -15% -10% -5% 0 +5% Site commit to energy plan Low Hanging Fruit - Housekeeping first As more of the plan implemented, reductions are locked in. Improvements are sustained, becomes company culture New equipment is saving more energy !
  10. 10. Sustainability TeamsTrenching and Superconductor Longest industrial district heating system in Ireland Use of ‘NASA’ technology to recover waste heat
  11. 11. Sustainability TeamsThermal Energy Graph Thermal Energy Usage 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 Nov- 11 Dec- 11 Jan- 12 Feb- 12 Mar- 12 Apr- 12 May- 12 Jun- 12 Jul- 12 Aug- 12 Sep- 12 Oct- 12 Nov- 12 Dec- 12 Jan- 13 Feb- 13 Mar- 13 Apr- 13 May- 13 Jun- 13 Jul- 13 Aug- 13 Sep- 13 Oct- 13 Nov- 13 Month kWh/unit Phase 2 commissioning Integrational issues Phase 3 commissioning
  12. 12. Results 56,000,000 L x22.5 Olympic Sized Swimming Pools 3,000 T CO2 x2,500 Family Cars with a Full Tank of Fuel 8,500,000 kWh x1.7M With 5 x 40 W Bulbs For 1 Day
  13. 13. Pushing Boundaries by 2020  Reduce direct carbon footprint by 50%  Reduce energy use by 40%  Reduce water use by 40%
  14. 14. Summary- Unlocking Efficiencies • Energy Teams – Site and corporate • Monitoring • Understanding how and where energy used • Training and Awareness - LIEN • Targeting (projects) • Plant/Equipment Investment – SEAI Support • Board confidence
  15. 15. Innovation Award Sustainability Award National Green Champion Plan A Partnership Award 2013 Environmental Impact Best Of Sustainable Supply

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