District Cooling

District Cooling project development

Project management is the application of knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques to project activities to meet the project requirements. Each District Cooling project is individual and comes with its own unique set of considerations, and management must keep all of this in mind. Considerations for [..]
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Refrigeration

Industrial refrigeration maintenance: Best Performance

Maintenance of large-scale industrial refrigeration units is arguably at the top of the list when it comes to the reliability, performance, and efficiency of the equipment.  Preventative maintenance is essential to help avoid breakdowns and outages in the future and keeping your equipment working re[..]
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Refrigeration

The Vapor Compression Refrigeration Cycle, Step By Step

The Vapor Compression Refrigeration Cycle is nearly 200 years old, but it does not seem ready to leave the scene any time soon. While some people have viewed this method as environmentally harmful and inefficient, the cycle is still applicable in the industrial sphere. Natural gas plants, petroleum [..]
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District Cooling

Tailor Made Plants: Modularity in District Cooling

The technologies used to provide District Cooling are often standardized for ‘plug and play’ type uses in many different facilities, yet we anticipate different outcomes from these installations. While these standard options can do the job, they aren’t ideal for many applications as provided. What h[..]
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Thermal Energy Storage

Thermal Energy Storage: ARANER's Cutting-Edge Technologies (Pt. 2)

As you discovered in Part 1 of this blog series, Thermal Energy Storage (TES) technologies are used to optimize cooling and energy efficiency in buildings and industrial facilities. The main aspect of a TES system is the Thermal Energy Storage Tank, a tailor-made tank that stores chilled water durin[..]
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Turbine Inlet Air Cooling

Gas Turbine Power Augmentation: TIAC Technology

It isn’t news that climate change is already affecting every country on the planet. The Middle East region, in particular, is suffering from “ longer droughts, hotter heatwaves and more frequent dust storms” according to a recent article by The Economist. This can affect everything from the scarcity[..]
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Turbine Inlet Air Cooling

Performance Evaluation of Turbine Inlet Air Cooling Plants

Turbine Inlet Air Cooling for Gas Turbines A gas turbine is a type of continuous internal combustion engine which converts natural gas, into mechanical energy. The turbines convert this mechanical energy to electrical energy. Turbines consist of a compressor, a combustion chamber, and a turbine. Out[..]
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District Cooling

District Cooling Meaning: the efficiency definition

District Cooling (DC) systems generate chilled water at a central plant and pipe the water to area buildings and the overall district to provide air conditioning. Centrally-located facilities should be custom-designed to adequately meet the specific cooling loads required by the premises served. Sin[..]
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Thermal Energy Storage

Thermal Energy Storage: ARANER's Cutting-Edge Technologies in TES

Thermal Energy Storage (TES) technologies are used in buildings and industrial processes as a way of optimizing cooling systems and reducing energy demand. These kinds of technologies are extremely relevant in the medium and long-term for improving the world’s current and future situation in terms o[..]
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Refrigeration

Industrial Refrigeration: Everything You Always Wanted to Know

From the beginning of industrial refrigeration, when in the nineteenth century the first systems were developed for applications related to the food industry, until today, where the applications are increasingly diverse (District Cooling, Electricity Production, and Data Centers, amongst others), a [..]
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Refrigeration

Electrical Safety Regulations for Chilling Plant with R717

One of the most widespread refrigerants used in the field of industrial cooling is R717 (Ammonia). The selection of the refrigerant is based on process parameters such as cooling temperature requirement, condensing pressure, plant nature, location, efficiency, etc… or simply due to availability. Usi[..]
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District Cooling, Thermal Energy Storage

Select, Size & Design TES Systems for District Cooling Plants

Whether we realize it or not, we are in the middle of an energy crisis. After decades of unprecedented development in all corners of the globe, the energy demand has become extremely high, being the economic development and the constant population growth in big cities its main drivers. When we consi[..]
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