The Crop giant, Syngenta India, takes Grundfos help to reap energy benefits
Syngenta is one of the world's leading companies with more than 25,000 employees in over 90 countries dedicated to the purpose of sustainable Agri-business, focusses on Crop protection products and the development of Vegetable seeds. Through world-class science, global reach and commitment to their customers, they help to increase crop productivity, protect the environment and improve health and quality of life. Syngenta India Limited, part of Switzerland headquartered Syngenta AG, company, equally contribute to Indian agriculture through its products and solutions for enhancing productivity & yield.
In 2009, Grundfos India conducted a comprehensive Pump Audit in Syngenta India, Goa. It was noticed that Syngenta India pumps were adding to the overall energy loss and were consuming more power.
Grundfos India believes that, Energy Conservation is most efficient when it benefits everyone. The Pump Audit helps to take affirmative action, in order to save energy. Post the Pump Audit, Grundfos India suggested the replacement of existing old pumps with the new energy efficient pumps. During 2009, three pumps of NK 125 - 250 / 264 were used in CHW circulation and these pumps saved 142625 kW. In 2010 164253 kW of energy was saved. Five numbers of NK 80 - 200 /222 - 55kw, Panel 1V_5p used in CHW supply saved 221829 kW in 2009, 328280 kW in 2010 and 138244 kW in 2011. Five numbers of NK 80 - 200 / 222 - 55kw, Panel 5V_5p used in CW Supply saved 498572 kW in 2009, 546455 kW in 2010 and 340275 kW in 2011.
The Technical detail of the NK 125 - 250 / 264 pumps
Flow: Max. 2000 m³/h
Head: Max. 150 m
Liquid temperature: 10°C up to + 160°C
Operating pressure: Max 10 or 16 bar
The performance of pumps provided by Grundfos India was satisfactory and the Energy Audit was greatly appreciated by Syngenta India. The Pump Audit showed that the energy consumed by each pump was reduced considerably and also the payback period was also very short.
Features for Grundfos pumps:-
1. Ease of installation and commissioning
2. Trouble-free operation
3. Reliable performance
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