Veolia to deliver energy efficient improvement program
Veolia has been selected to provide Energy Performance Contracting (EPC) services to the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District (ISLHD), after a successful Detailed Facility Study (DFS) project, which commenced in November 2015 and was completed by April 2017.
Veolia has undertaken long-term asset master planning to identify significant water, waste and energy efficiency improvements to be delivered across three large-scale health facilities.
Wollongong Hospital, Shoalhaven District Memorial Hospital and Shoalhaven Cancer Care Centre will benefit from investment in resilient and cost-effective solutions capable of adapting to regulatory, technology and climate changes. Additionally, the sites will leverage new innovations, such as solar photovoltaic (PV) systems, lighting replacement and state-of-the art design of the cooling facilities.
Matthew Lee, regional energy solutions manager for Veolia Australia and New Zealand, says, “The Illawarra Shoalhaven EPC project is aligned with our core business model of delivering energy efficient outcomes for our customers. We are committed to delivering a best in class energy performance contract that will achieve optimal economic and environmental performance benefits.”
The project requires a significant level of operational expertise and a highly sophisticated project delivery to ensure no operational downtime or service disruption for the health service.
Key considerations also include peak demand management for optimised energy consumption, mechanical equipment upgrades, investigating options for renewable energy utilisation in order to enhance reliability, safety, comfort and productivity.
Veolia Australia and New Zealand (Veolia) is the region’s only environmental solutions organisation with specific capabilities across water and wastewater treatment, energy management, waste and resource recovery services, and industrial cleaning and facilities maintenance services. Veolia currently provides Energy Performance Contracting (EPC) services to several other NSW Health facilities.
Veolia group is the global leader in optimised resource management. With over 163 000 employees worldwide, the Group designs and provides water, waste and energy management solutions that contribute to the sustainable development of communities and industries.
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