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GEA heat pump for the food industry

04 July 2014

We have recognised that there is a large amount of heat which can be recovered from the refrigeration plant in the food industry.

In order to harness this heat and create hot water at 65°C, we can offer a heat pump to be added to your refrigeration system.

Here is an example of the benefit a heat pump will generate for you:

  •  200m3/day hot water. Heated from 15°C to 65°C
  •  Heat pump harnessing heat from refrigeration plant at 35°C
  •  Electricity per year to generate the hot water (£0.1/kwh): £45,000
  •  Cost of gas to produce same hot water per year (£0.030/kwh): £108,000
  •  Cost saving per year: £63,000
  •  Total cost saving over a 20 year period: £1,260,000
  •  Investment cost of the heat pump: £200,000
  •  Renewable heat incentive over 20 years: £2,285,000
Total 20 year saving: £3,545,000

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