Ramco Cements has commissioned its 9-MW waste heat recovery system at its Jayanthipuram cement plant in Andhra Pradesh, a move which will help the company save on power costs, while cutting down emissions.
Two more 9-MW waste heat recovery systems at Jayanthipuram is being installed and would be commissioned in the coming months, according to a statement.
“The installation of waste heat recovery system in our plants will help us reduce the power cost. Besides savings in power cost, it also reduces CO2 emission substantially, which will have a positive impact on the environment,” said AV Dharmakrishnan, Chief Executive Officer, Ramco Cements.
The waste heat recovery plants would recover the waste heat from the kiln exhaust gases and cooler vent air and the saved energy would be converted into electrical energy, by way of installation of waste heat recovery boilers and turbines. The recaptured electrical energy would again