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          Wastewater treatment plant, Dijon (France)

          Full Power & Control solution

          Reference: Water 15% Energy savings>95% availability




          Customer profile:

          • Degremont: Design&build and commissioning of the plant
          • Lyonnaise des Eaux: Plant operation
          • Both companies are subsidiaries of Suez Environment
          • Plant size: 400 000 equivalent inhabitants (70 000 m3/day)

          Customer objective and constraints:

          • No process interruption: this could result in release of wastewater in the environment
          • Energy efficiency: no fossil fuel used for sludge treatment
          • Environment friendly: high quality of water released into the environment and no odour nuisance for the neighbourhood (compliance with EU regulations).



          Implementation methodology (main phases):

          • Partnership between Suez-Degrémont technical department and Schneider Electric
          • Definition of Power and Control architecture meeting the customer's requirements
          • Partnership with the System Integrator (AMTE) for equipment selection and implementation.


          • 2007: 18 months

          Solution overview (services, products, systems, architectures...):

          Solution overview (services, products, systems, architectures...):
          • MV supply with open ring
          • Each process step managed as a functional unit connected with Ethernet bus

          How did we estimate the energy savings (methodology, tools, ...)

          • Benchmark with similar installations under progress.



          Customer benefits:

          • High level technical support by having a single manufacturer's equipment for the automation and power distribution systems
          • Flexible and extendable solution

          Customer testimonies (Verbatim):

          • Mr. Ouvrier Buffet, Degrémont, Responsible for Automation commissioning: "The innovative architecture with functional islands is a key factor for service continuity and quality of water rejected into the environment".

          Schneider Electric differentiating values VS competitors:

          • Customer intimacy
          • Complete Power and Control solution
          • Energy Efficiency expertise

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