- Newly developed VEGA boiler by Kawasaki is to be adopted in Japan for the first time
- The system renders output of nearly 8 MW, will commence operations from September 2022
Japanese multinational corporation- Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd. has reportedly received an order from Taiheiyo Cement to deliver a cement plant waste heat recovery power generation technology to their facility based in Saitama.
Increasing levels of carbon footprint, globally will drive the demand for sustainable solutions in both developed and developing countries. The use of systems that reduce environmental load and save energy such as WHRPG will witness accelerated deployment particularly in cement plants.
Apparently, the WHRPG technique regains waste heat during the calcining phase of the cement production and utilize it to facilitate energy efficiency and to generate power for the cement plant. Additionally, it comprises of a steam turbine generator and heat recovery boiler along with other parts.
For the record, Kawasaki will manage the complete plant design, installation, supply of equipment and commissioning advisory services. A recently developed boiler named VEGA will be deployed as a heat recovery steam generator.
Taiheiyo has been extensively introducing the use of WHRPG systems at their plants with an aim to reduce carbon dioxide emissions. Economic efficiency and superior performance are two major features of the VEGA boiler supporting the adoption of the technology.
Reportedly, Kawasaki first delivered the WHRPG system to the Taiheiyo Kumagaya cement plant in the year 1982. The company has operated as a global leader in this product segment, supplying the waste heat recovery power generation system to nearly 260 plants across the globe.
The systems generate close to 2,800 MW of electric power and lowers CO1 emissions by nearly 12 million tons every year. Moreover, Kawasaki renders a plethora of products that help in reducing carbon emissions and will continue to develop and sell products that ensure energy efficiency and prevent global warming.