MEL’s Yorkshire-based facility has a 70MW output; it provides low-carbon electricity, derived from refuse fuel, to around 16,000 homes.
The plant treats around 600,000 tonnes of residual waste a year. Analysing this material was a time-consuming task for the facility’s Chemist, Environmental Officer and Fuels Liaison, Dr. Claire Spencer. Checking weekly test and compliance data from multiple suppliers was a complicated process.
To improve data analysis at the plant, Axion devised a spreadsheet system for the fuels, which combines all data testing in one model. The data tool, which was implemented over a six-month period, has been developed to accurately describe infeed materials and identify contract compliance.
The solution provides reports, supplementing MEL’s technical operation and contractual agreements with its suppliers; this ensures that the plant’s material will not exceed certain limits, whilst saving time on analytical reports.
It also allows MEL to access important information in a straightforward format, enabling efficient management review.
Axion’s system can be applied to a variety of other process applications, which require accurate complex data analysis.
Build on the one person, one lock, one key principle for maximum Lockout/Tagout safety. Find out how to fully personalise padlocks with Brady…Posted in Architectural Ironmongery, Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Services, Facility Management & Building Services, Health & Safety, Innovations & New Products, Plant, Equipment and Hire, Posts, Security and Fire Protection
With extensive experience in creating innovative façade options, Wetherby Building Systems Ltd teams up with other manufacturers to introduce TotalWall.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Systems, Facades, Innovations & New Products, Insulation, Render, Research & Materials Testing, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation, Security and Fire Protection, Walls
Paying attention to waterproofing products which offer protection in event of fire is not the norm. However, the benefits of doing so are not quite as crazy as it sounds, Delta explains…Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Services, Damp & Waterproofing, Drainage Services, Drainage, Guttering, Soffits & Fascias, Health & Safety, Membranes, Research & Materials Testing, Security and Fire Protection, Walls
Andrew Wright, Managing Director at James Latham, shares his observations of what impact Brexit has been having on the industry.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Systems, Floors, Interior Design & Construction, Interiors, news, Timber Buildings and Timber Products, Walls