On average, Dong Nai consumes more than 15 billion kWh of electricity each year, of which the industry - construction group accounts for more than 70%. Energy saving in this field is given special attention by the province.
Mr. Nguyen Dinh Quy, Deputy Director of Technique of Visual Plastic Joint Stock Company introduces energy saving solutions in the factory
Through supporting technology innovation, human resource training, energy audit, etc., more and more enterprises use energy economically and efficiently.
Increase competitive advantage
Visual Plastic Joint Stock Company (Bien Hoa 2 Industrial Park) belongs to the group of key energy-using establishments (establishment with energy consumption in a year converted into a thousand tons of oil equivalent or more) average monthly electricity consumption is from 450 to 500 million dong. In 2022, the company saved 12% of electricity per product unit.
Mr. Nguyen Dinh Quy, Deputy Director of Technicque of Visual Plastic Joint Stock Company said that energy accounted for about 30% of the cost of plastic products. In order to reduce costs, the company had applied many solutions including covering pipes to avoid heat loss, replacing large capacity motors with sufficient capacity motors, investing in Timer that automatically turns off electrical equipment when there are no people and monitoring the electricity index hourly in order to promptly detect abnormalities, finding causes and remeding. “In 2021, the company consumed more than 2.7 million kWh of electricity and generated 1.5 million kilograms of plastic. In 2022, we used more than 2.5 million kWh of electricity but generated more than 1.6 million kg of plastic. More products were made but less electricity consumpted, each kilogram of plastic saved 400 VND" - Mr. Huy shared.
Taekwang Vina Industrial Joint Stock Company ( Bien Hoa 2 Industrial Park, Bien Hoa City) has 3 measures to improve energy efficiency applied: technological innovation, strict energy management and increasing awareness among officers and employees. Mr. Vu Dinh Quan, Director of Sustainable Development of Taekwang Vina Industrial Joint Stock Company said that outdated and power-consuming technological equipments were gradually being replaced by products that consumed less electricity. Light bulbs, pumps, and ventilation fans were also products labeled energy-saving. In addition, the company invested in a series of electronic sewing machines with automatic installation combined with the installation of integral motors to save 70-80% of electricity compared to mechanical sewing machines, reduced errors by 40-50%, and at the same time increased labor productivity by 20%.
Energy saving for production facilities that consume a lot of electricity is mandatory. This helps businesses to save electricity, lower product costs and increase profits and competitiveness. At the same time, helping to reduce pressure on investment in power grid infrastructure, reducing negative impacts on the environment.
According to Mr. Truong Dinh Quoc, Deputy Director of Dong Nai Electricity One Member Co., Ltd, most enterprises are aware of and comply with the State's regulations on energy saving. To support customers, the company cooperates with the Department of Industry and Trade, organizations to propagate and train solutions to use electricity safely and effectively. At the same time, through the customer care switchboard to answer questions and advise on energy saving solutions.
Industrial production at Taekwang Vina Industrial Joint Stock Company
Dong Nai accompanies with enterprises on energy saving
In 2022, the province saved more than 330 million kWh of electricity, equivalent to more than 2% of total electricity consumption. In which, the industrial production saved the most with more than 250 million kWh.
Deputy Director of the Department of Industry and Trade Thai Thanh Phong said that the Department had requested key energy-using facilities to strictly implement planning and reporting on the implementation of economical energy use plans. For industry groups: plastic, steel, beverage industry and paper industry, the energy audit was required every 3 years. In addition, the Department of Industry and Trade organized training to introduce models of economical and efficient use of energy, and trained energy managers for enterprises.
To continue accompanying with businesses, Vice Chairwoman of the Provincial People's Committee Nguyen Thi Hoang signed to promulgate a plan to implement the program of economical and efficient use of energy in Dong Nai province in 2023 on March 17. In this plan, the Provincial People's Committee proposed four basic solutions: mobilizing resources to support and give incentives for development and application of energy-saving products; training and capacity building for managers at enterprises; developing consulting services on economical and efficient use of energy; strengthen the inspecting implementation of the plan, the Law on economical and efficient use of energy of enterprises.
The province requires industrial production facilities and key energy users to strictly comply with regulations on energy saving. Applying an advanced energy management model, ensuring the implementation of energy consumption norms as required by the province. At the same time, the province encourages the development of green and renewable energy sources for production and business.
According to Vice Chairwoman of the Provincial People's Committee Nguyen Thi Hoang, energy saving using will bring many benefits to businesses, the economy and society. The province accompanies and supports enterprises to implement energy saving and develops new environmentally friendly energy sources.