On-Site Power Generation
Highly efficient local energy production with Jenbacher.
Onsite power generation with Jenbacher gas engines can provide you with highly efficient local energy production. With onsite power, you can decrease your company’s operating expenses (OPEX), improve the reliability of your power supply, reduce carbon footprint and gain fast access to power when you need it.
Jenbacher engines deliver a power output range from 249 kW up to 10 MW per unit using natural gas and other gaseous fuels. More than 24,000 Jenbacher engines have delivered efficient onsite power to our customers in 100-plus countries.
Why to consider onsite power generation?
- You may be facing costly heat and electricity rates and need to cut expenses. The fee to connect to external energy sources can be significant.
- You need greater stability. Your energy supply is unstable and you run the risk of unplanned outages.
- You need to expand. Your company wants to grow, but support from your energy source is not dependable. You need faster, more flexible and reliable power.
Benefits of onsite power generation
Multiple ways to increase your OPEX
The cost of electricity and heat is an integral part of a company's product and service expenses but generating energy at the point of its use can be more cost-effective than buying energy from centralized sources. In fact, Jenbacher´s onsite power solutions could decrease your energy-related expenses up to 40% or more.
If needed, you can also convert heat produced by our engines into hot water or steam for industrial needs. Or, that same heat can be converted to cold for air conditioning and refrigeration. You can even extract clean CO2 from exhaust gases.
In addition, excess energy can potentially be sold back to the grid or to third-party companies, bringing additional OPEX savings to your business.
The cost of energy produced using Jenbacher’s onsite power generation solutions depends on several variables, particularly the cost of gaseous fuel. Our experts are ready to calculate the possible cost of energy for your company, as well as develop economic models of your potential project. Reach out to our experts to learn more.
Improve power supply reliability
Growing energy demand coupled with natural disasters and intermittent renewables continues to challenge grid operations across the globe and decrease utility reliability.
Onsite power generation solutions based on Jenbacher gas engines have high reliability and availability levels. Such power plants can efficiently work in “island mode” providing power to the facility when the grid is down. When the grid is available, our engines can operate in parallel with it, reducing the amount of power that needs to be purchased, lowering costs.
Modern gas engine power plants have a smaller carbon footprint than coal or oil-fired power plants (diesel, HFO, etc.). Jenbacher gas engines can be equipped with efficient catalysts for significant emissions reduction of NОx and СО2, for instance.
Our power plants can also run on waste gases (including biogas and sewage, landfill and furnace gas). Jenbacher´s technology converts waste gases into energy, and greenhouse gas emissions can be significantly reduced.
And then there’s hydrogen. Our company is ready to supply engines that run on a gas-H2 mix or even on 100% hydrogen. Power plants working on pure H2 can tremendously decrease their carbon footprint. Consult with our experts to learn more.
Power solution flexibility
Onsite energy solutions allow your company to increase power output gradually by supplying additional power units (containerized or installed inside your building) in line with your operations’ expansion plans, splitting capital expenditures over time.
Also, Jenbacher’s containerized solutions allow you to simplify the installation, speeding up the start of operations.
Use your company's waste to supply its power
Your manufacturing process may result in waste gas production that can be converted into energy by Jenbacher engines. In addition to simply decreasing waste, you can lower your energy-related OPEX and meet emissions targets.
Industry Waste that can be converted to energy Food & beverage Biogas / Sewage gas Metal, Chemical Furnace or synthetic gases Mining Coal bed methane Oil and Gas Associated petroleum gas, Syngases Landfill Landfill Gas Wastewater Treatment Plant Sewage Gas
Fast access to power
Onsite power generation is especially important if your company needs quick access to energy.
Third-party energy suppliers, like Utility companies, may not be able to provide additional power capacity. If they do, obtaining access to energy can mean serious infrastructure investments, or may take a significant amount of time.
On the other hand, Jenbacher gas engine power plants can be commissioned in eight to 16 months (time to Commercial Operation Date). Time to COD may be even shorter if units are in stock.
OUR EXPERTS ARE READY TO HELP YOU
Whether your business is looking for onsite power solutions, access to electricity, decreased energy costs, or even to sell electricity back to your local grid/consumers, Jenbacher´s regional experts can advise you on which solution makes the most sense for you.
Get in touch for free consultation on the following:
- The benefits of onsite power generation solutions for your company
- Potential financial benefits using economic modeling
- Consultation on the technical side of your project - fuel types, feasibility studies, equipment and balance of plant selection, and more
- Regional incentive programs relevant to your business
- Options to deliver your project: purchasing, financing and leasing, engaging a service provider (ESCO, BOO etc.)
- How to meet emissions targets
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Whether your business is looking for onsite power solutions, access to electricity, decreased energy costs, or even to sell electricity back to your local grid/consumers, Jenbacher regional experts can advise you on which solution makes the most sense for you.
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