If you are experiencing problems downloading PDF or HTML fulltext, our helpdesk recommend clearing your browser cache and trying again. If you need help in clearing your cache, please click here . Still need help? Email help@ingentaconnect.com

APPLIED ENERGY MANAGEMENT TOOLS AND PRACTICES

$17.50 plus tax (Refund Policy)

Buy Article:

Abstract:

Since the California energy crisis of 2000/2001, East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) has continued to pursue energy management at the Main Wastewater Treatment Plant (MWWTP) as a priority. Efforts have focused on reducing demand without compromising plant operations. Over five years, average plant demand has been reduced by nearly one megawatt. In parallel, on-site generation has increased due to diversion of high strength wastes directly to the anaerobic digesters. Over five years, average on-site generation has increased by more than one megawatt. In order to further reduce costs of imported power, EBMUD entered into a contract with Western Area Power Administration (WAPA) to be the sole provider of electricity, in place of the local utility. This contract has increased the complexity of energy management by requiring hourly demand forecasts. A strategy was developed to optimize the power purchases through this contract and annual savings from this switch alone are expected to be approximately 300,000.

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2175/193864705783813593

Publication date: January 1, 2005

More about this publication?
  • Proceedings of the Water Environment Federation is an archive of papers published in the proceedings of the annual Water Environment Federation® Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC® ) and specialty conferences held since the year 2000. These proceedings are not peer reviewed.

    WEF Members: Sign in (right panel) with your IngentaConnect user name and password to receive complimentary access.
  • Subscribe to this Title
  • Membership Information
  • About WEF Proceedings
  • WEFTEC Conference Information
  • ingentaconnect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites

Tools

Favourites

Share Content

Access Key

Free Content
Free content
New Content
New content
Open Access Content
Open access content
Subscribed Content
Subscribed content
Free Trial Content
Free trial content
Cookie Policy
X
Cookie Policy
ingentaconnect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more