District Cooling

District Cooling Systems Technology: FREE INFOGRAPHIC

Facilities, especially in Subtropical zone and Hot Summer Cold Winter zone, are turning to a better technology-District Cooling (DC). Studies have continually shown the superiority of DC over individual cooling systems. This modern mode of air conditioning a network of facilities in cities and other[..]
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Refrigeration

Can Nuclear Energy Industry Improve Their Cooling System?

On any day, towering cooling towers are visible from some nuclear power plants. These plants are located close to the river or any other major water source. Like other thermal power plants, they require lots of cooling because of the inevitable process of turning heat into mechanical energy and fina[..]
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Refrigeration

Temperature Control Technology: Best Practices In Power Plants

You recognize that all types of power plants (gas based, coal-fired or oil) prioritize temperature control for operational reliability. It is also true that industries have different requirements and specifications regarding temperature control for their environments or products. ARANER deals with a[..]
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Thermal Energy Storage

Energy management in pharmaceutical industry

Approximately $1 billion worth of energy goes into the US pharmaceutical industry every year. This monstrous energy consumption has a direct impact on product quality and consequently profitability in the business. Major pharmaceutical companies are particularly under immense pressure to reduce prod[..]
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Turbine Inlet Air Cooling

Industrial gas turbines for mechanical drive

Regardless of your location on the globe, you must know that liquefied natural gas (LNG) is growing in popularity at a very surprising rate. Experts are calling for a doubling of the worldwide capacity of this product by 2020. Many countries are already heeding to these calls, with reports of positi[..]
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Turbine Inlet Air Cooling

Advanced Refrigeration Systems for Power Plants

Sydney Smith (1771–1845) once said, “It is the greatest of all mistakes to do nothing because you can only do a little”. In the context of our topic for today, this quote relates to the fact that energy efficiency is an inexpensive way of power plants to meet various both economic and ecological dem[..]
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Turbine Inlet Air Cooling

Best material for storing heat in Power Plants

The world is consuming more energy. In 2013, the US Energy Information Administration's (EIA) reported that the world would consume 56% more energy by 2040. While increasing the capacity of gas turbine generators may seem very logical, the capital intensity of this approach is often a hindrance. ARA[..]
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Turbine Inlet Air Cooling

Trends in Power Generation in 2018 with Maximum Efficiency

For the last few years, the power generation market has been experiencing interesting trends that will likely shape it for many years to come. Natural gas seems to be replacing coal, which is clearly on a decline path. The commercial relevance of renewable energy has always been questionable, but th[..]
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Refrigeration

Cleaning condenser coils in air-cooled systems

Industrial process chilling systems come with four main components: evaporator, throttle valve/ expansion valve, compressor and condenser. All these components demand a lot in terms of initial investment and the subsequent operating costs. In many industries, chillers are the single most energy cons[..]
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Refrigeration

Refrigeration System Components for Optimal Performance

The total number of heat pump , refrigeration and air conditioning systems in the world stands at 3 billion, according to the International Institute of Refrigeration. Their estimates show that the industry consumes 17% of the global electricity. This enormity has prompted manufacturers and other st[..]
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District Cooling

Seawater Cooled Condenser: Ayla Resort Project

The District Cooling Plant is crucial to the AYLA OASIS Resort Project Aqaba in in the Gulf of Aqaba, Kingdom of Jordan. Its purpose is to supply chilled water to the Energy Transfer Stations that will feed the luxurious residences, hotels and parks will form the landscape of this beautiful syntheti[..]
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Turbine Inlet Air Cooling

What’s Really the Point of Gas Turbine Maintenance?

Gas turbines are a common sight in distributed energy applications. Driven by the ever-increasing need for higher peak loads in utilities, facility operators have found it necessary to ensure peak performance of gas turbines. One way of ensuring efficient performance of the gas turbine is regular ma[..]
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