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IAC Assessment: UA0216
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IAC Assessment: UA0216
IAC Center University of Alabama
Assessment Year 2019
Principal Product Steel rebar
NAICS 331110 - Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing
SIC 3312 - Blast Furnaces And Steel Mills
Sales $175,200,000
# of Employees 260
Plant Area (Sq.Ft.) 1,000,000
Annual Production 876,000 Units
Production Hrs. Annual 8,760
Location (State) AL
Source Yearly Cost Usage Unit Unit Cost
Electricity Usage $11,925,323 282,941,787 kWh $0.04
Natural Gas $3,218,058 792,625 MMBtu $4.06
TOTAL ENERGY COSTS $15,143,381
RECOMMENDED SAVINGS* $853,943 *Non-energy impacts
included in savings.
See recommendations below
IMPLEMENTED SAVINGS* -
#|Description Savings
Cost
Status Electricity Usage Natural Gas Ancillary Material Cost Electricity Usage Natural Gas Ancillary Material Cost
$ kWh $ MMBtu $ $
01: 2.1125 CONVERT TO OXYFUEL BURNERS Savings:
$683,991
Cost:
$1,000,000
- - $698,390 172,017 $(-14,399) - -
-
kWh
$698,390
172,017
MMBtu
$(-14,399)
-
$
02: 2.1122 RE-SIZE CHARGING OPENINGS OR ADD A MOVABLE DOOR ON EQUIPMENT Savings:
$3,963
Cost:
$927
- - $3,963 976 - - -
-
kWh
$3,963
976
MMBtu
-
-
$
03: 2.4146 USE ADJUSTABLE FREQUENCY DRIVE OR MULTIPLE SPEED MOTORS ON EXISTING SYSTEM Savings:
$67,295
Cost:
$83,671
$67,295 1,569,566 - - - - $67,295
1,569,566
kWh
-
-
MMBtu
-
-
$
04: 2.4133 USE MOST EFFICIENT TYPE OF ELECTRIC MOTORS Savings:
$55,565
Cost:
$163,736
$55,565 1,318,278 - - - - $55,565
1,318,278
kWh
-
-
MMBtu
-
-
$
05: 2.4146 USE ADJUSTABLE FREQUENCY DRIVE OR MULTIPLE SPEED MOTORS ON EXISTING SYSTEM Savings:
$7,592
Cost:
$9,552
$7,592 180,106 - - - - $7,592
180,106
kWh
-
-
MMBtu
-
-
$
06: 2.4236 ELIMINATE LEAKS IN INERT GAS AND COMPRESSED AIR LINES/ VALVES Savings:
$25,527
Cost:
$8,775
$25,527 605,626 - - - - $25,527
605,626
kWh
-
-
MMBtu
-
-
$
07: 2.4239 ELIMINATE OR REDUCE COMPRESSED AIR USAGE Savings:
$10,010
Cost:
$50
$10,010 237,491 - - - - $10,010
237,491
kWh
-
-
MMBtu
-
-
$
TOTAL RECOMMENDED Savings:
$853,943
Cost:
$1,266,711
$165,989 3,911,067 $702,353 172,993 $(-14,399) - $165,989
3,911,067
kWh
$702,353
172,993
MMBtu
$(-14,399)
-
$
TOTAL IMPLEMENTED Savings:
-
Cost:
-
- - - - - - -
-
kWh
-
-
MMBtu
-
-
$
Savings
Cost
$ kWh $ MMBtu $ $
Electricity Usage Natural Gas Ancillary Material Cost Electricity Usage Natural Gas Ancillary Material Cost