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Shell West Hollow Technology Center

Year Submitted: 2003

Process: Facility heating cooling

Industry: Petroleum Refining

Wastes Reduced: Energy

Substance: Electric Demand

Equipment: Cold Water Storage

Location: Houston TX

No. of employees: 1600

Contact: Marty Pierce

Phone: (281) 544-7254



Description:

Shift on peak electric demand hours to off peak hours by use of cold water storage technology. Shift 6,390 kW of peak electrical use to off peak hours.

P2 Application:

Use of a cold water storage tank with special internal laterals which keeps the warm water separated from the cold.

Environmental Benefits:

Reduce the need for Houston Lighting and Power to construct additional plant capacity for peak demand usage.

Details of Reductions

Additional Information :

Houston Lighting and Power gave a rebate of $300 per kW of on peak demand reduction, for a rebate of $1,900,000. Construction costs were approximately $900,000.

Source: TCEQ
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