International paper company – analysis of the steam system
The steam system of a swiss production plant that is part of an international paper company is analyzed. Suitable alternative steam to power concepts to the planned conversion are designed. These concepts are evaluated and compared with regard to technical feasibility, investment, and operating costs as well as the gain from electrical power generation. The results serve as a basis for future investment decisions.
Key data and technical details
- Project duration: 3 months
- Year: 2018
- Steam quantity of the complete system: approx. 100,000 tons per year
- Steam pressure network: 14 to 21 bar