Natural Gas Cogeneration

Project Introduction

Location: Russia

Application: Hotel

Gas: Natural Gas

Equipment: CHP unit, CG200-NG*2, 400KW-electricty, 526KW- heat

A PowerLink gas CHP is in operation at a site in Russia to supply power and heat/hot water to a 4-star hotel. This hotel is made up of 20 floors, with a total area of 22,752m2. During peak hours, energy is provided to a total of 250 guest rooms. With the demand for hot water, three boilers were equipped to provide outputs for heating, catering, washing, and cleaning facilities.

Natural Gas Cogeneration

Why has CHP been installed in a hotel?

Each year, the hotel spends a huge amount on utility costs, but with the CHP unit, electricity and heat are provided, not only that it will cut down the spending, but it will also supply the hotel to remain in normal operation if there is a power cut to the building. The importance of having energy supply to a 4-star international hotel is excessively high. The backup of electricity to the facility would help to avoid financial loss, as well as the hotel’s reputation.

The installation period of 15 days, main installation work includes connecting the pipework for the supply of gas, lining all the cables to supply power, also to the grid, and setting up the heat distribution management equipment to ensure the heat is able to reach every corner of the building. The operation hours of the two units are from 6 am to 10 pm each day on a typical day. This accounted for the peak hours where energy is likely to be used the most. It then automatically shuts down during non-peak hours. When the unit is off, any need for energy will be coming off the grid.

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