Industrial Services

Energy Evaluation & Audits

Alabama Power offers a number of energy audits and evaluations for our large industrial customers. Energy evaluation can be a powerful tool for streamlining your operation. A professional audit by our team of energy experts can identify and highlight problem areas as well as opportunities for solutions that save money and increase energy efficiency.

Level One Facility Energy Audit

  • General walk through of the facility to identify energy consumption of various processes.
  • Deliverables include a 2–3 energy projects to be utilized in a Level Two Energy Audit.

 

Level Two Facility Energy Audit

  • Evaluation of customer processes and projects through measurement such as total energy consumption, energy intensity per component, and waste heat stream.
  • Deliverables include a business case for modifications.

 

Vendor Network Review

  • Based on audit findings, APC will help conduct a vendor review for procurement and installation of recommended programs and equipment.

 

Compressed Air Leak Detection Audit

  • Compressed air can be the most expensive utility a manufacturing facility has on site. This audit will identify opportunities for ongoing maintenance.
  • Alabama Power will perform up to a half-day on-site survey using ultrasonic technology to identify and tag air leaks.
    Deliverables include identification of leaks and estimated related energy costs.

 

Lighting Audits

  • Can be added to Level One or Two audits
  • Identifies savings in lighting types and controls
  • Deliverables include light-replacement company recommendations based on customer’s specific needs


Process Efficiency Audit or Survey

Review of current or proposed process to identify and develop solutions related to:

  • Quality
  • Productivity
  • Production Bottlenecks
  • Profitability
  • Energy / Environmental Intensity


Existing Network Resources

Alabama Power collaborates with these companies and organizations routinely to aid customers in identifying solutions:

Alabama Technology Network

Conducts energy audits for industry and connects energy companies with student interns to aide in improving energy efficiency.

Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)

Research organization for the electric power industry; conducts research on energy efficiency, technologies, power quality, and environmental issues.

US Department of Energy

The official U.S. government department dedicated to addressing our nation’s energy challenges.

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