Process Integration and Pinch AnalysisCosts & Benefits
|Energy Savings Potential||
An estimate shows that the pinch analysis can lead to energy savings of 10 to 35% in the pulp and paper industry. At a company pinch analysis identified 8 projects that could lead to savings. Annual steam savings of 718, 972 MMBtu and annual natural gas s
|CO2 Emission Reduction Potential|
Payback period corresponding to the savings in steam and natural gas was about 2.75 years. In an other estimate, capital investment of $1.8 million were reported with the payback period of around 1 year.