How do you make energy costs evaporate?

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Acqua Minerale San Benedetto

Food & Beverage

Their challenge

Acqua Minerale San Benedetto is one of the world's top producers of alcohol-free beverages. Producing mineral water is a continuous production process, so they have a large demand for electrical, thermal and cooling energy. The business’ aim was therefore to improve efficiency and reduce the energy costs of their production plant based in Scorzé, Venice. But they had a unique challenge with a lack of space at the site, and the close proximity of the site to Scorzé’s residential area.

Extraordinary thinking

We first identified a trigeneration power plant as the ideal solution for San Benedetto’s Scorzé production site. But the solution needed to be flexible in order to meet the specific challenges of the space. We designed a project with special architectural features, organising the trigeneration plant vertically rather than horizontally, across the site’s 3 floors. To face the other main challenge of noise levels, we incorporated a reinforced concrete and soundproofed building into the design.

Intelligent solutions

We planned and built the innovative trigeneration plant with three separate natural gas engines, producing 6 MWt of hot water, 6 tons per hour of steam and 13.2 MWe of electricity. We financed and operate the plant itself, covering almost all the energy needs of San Benedetto’s production, and allowing for significant cost savings.

The difference

Thanks to our intelligent solution, San Benedetto was able to reduce its energy costs by 15% and cut CO2 emissions by 85% (17,300 tons).

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Achieving your goals

Profitability

Profitability

Cashing in on your energy savings potential.

Sustainability

Sustainability

Creating an energy efficient business.

Security

Security

Safeguarding your energy supply.                                            

Comfort

Comfort

Enhancing experiences for customers and employees.