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Thermie programme energy efficiency in brewing sector : final report.



Objectives of the study. Methodology. SITUATION OF THE SECTOR. Brewing and malting panorama in the EEC. Beer production. Industrial structure. Malt production. EEC energy situation summary. Energy efficiency. Energy technologies used. Brewing. Maltin. Tables. Major concerns of the sector. Level of information. Comparison with the United States. AVAILABLE ENERGY EFFICIENT TECHNOLOGIES FOR THE SECTOR. Brewing process technologies. Mashing. Wort boiling. Fermentation. Horizontal energy technologies common to different processes. Ice-banks. Air compressors. CHP and MVR. Biomethanization of spent grains. Combustion of spent grains. Energy management system. Pinch technology. Malting process. Direct air-flow gas heating. Torrefied barley. Concentrated wort syrup. Heat pumps. Motors using variable speed drive for kilning fans. POTENTIAL FOR AVAILABLE ENERGY EFFICIENT TECHNOLOGIES IN THE SECTOR. Major barriers. Potential of energy savings. DISSEMINATION STRATEGIES. Present status of dissemination of advanced energy technologies. Tools for improving dissemination. Energy data base. Association of energy savings with the major sectoral concerns. Disseminating information on energy technologies. Aids to the development of energy technologies. Lowering of regulation barriers. Financial aids. Demonstration projects. Energy audits. Special ways of financing. Total gurantee of energy efficiency. Third party financing. Circumventing the barriers. Partnership in disseminating the information. State bodies. Professional organizations. Energy suppliers. Equipment manufacturers. Recommendations.

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