Variable Frequency Drives on Ventilation FansCosts & Benefits
|Parent Process: Basic Oxygen Furnace|
|Energy Savings Potential||
This technology reduces the power demand by approximately 20%, or 1.0 kWh/t-steel.
|CO2 Emission Reduction Potential||
Emissions reduction of 0.51 Kg CO2/tonne liquid steel is estimated.
Retrofit capital cost is approximately $1.7 million, or $0.31/t-liquid steel.
Variable Frequency Drives on Ventilation Fans Publications
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) energy guide, Energy Efficiency Improvement and Cost Saving Opportunities for the U.S. Iron and Steel Industry, discusses energy efficiency practices and technologies that can be implemented in iron and steel manufacturing plants. This guide provides current real world examples of iron and steel plants saving energy and reducing cost and carbon dioxide emissions.