Energy Management Helps Paper Mill's Bottom Line

Abstract

Finch Paper has recognized the impact of energy costs on running a fully integrated paper mill in a competitive, tight-margined industrial market. This presentation will highlight the challenges, approach, and success they have seen by implementing an Industrial Energy Management program. Key topics to be covered include:
1. Understanding the financial case for energy management
2. Senior Management support and engagement
3. Commitment to energy efficiency goals and initiatives
4. Hiring of dedicated site Energy Manager
5. Identification of a cross-functional energy team
6. Training and building energy awareness & focus
7. Identification of energy improvement projects
8. Managing capital project priorities
9. Leveraging state and utility program incentives and resources
10. Partnering with a trusted energy advisor
11. Results to date – highlight a few projects and savings statistics in both energy and financial terms
12. Plans for continuing efforts in the future

Presented By

Christopher Stump, C.E.M.
Vice President Manufacturing & Energy Market
CHA Consulting, Inc.

Christopher Stump, C.E.M. is a Vice President leading the Energy Efficiency and Design practice for industrial sector clients at CHA Consulting, a full-service engineering and construction management firm that provides services throughout North America. He has over 24 years of experience working in various manufacturing sectors with a background in operations management and continuous improvement. For the past decade, Chris has worked closely with NYSERDA to develop and support the Industrial Energy Efficiency programs in New York State.

Mr. Stump received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and his Master’s in Business Administration from the University at Albany. He is a Certified Energy Manager and is a member of AEE.