The energy and water benchmarking tool facilitates sectoral comparison and individual opportunity identification for AMPC member plants, as a part of the AMPC energy and water productivity capacity building program.
• Evaluate the production site’s thermal and electrical energy efficiency, and water efficiency performance
• Provide comparison with best-practice across the industry
• Provide energy and water performance improvement opportunities with calculations for indicative costs, savings, carbon abatement, and simple payback.
Access the tool here: AMPC energy and water benchmarking tool
This project developed Excel spreadsheet calculators, and an AMPC service, to enable sophisticated financial comparison of solar PV (and battery) and biomass boiler projects. The calculator and service helps bring transparency and awareness to members when faced with different options for renewable energy adoption.
Access the tool here: Levelised cost of energy calculator
The heat pump selection tool is an industry developed xl calculator that assists meat processors in better understanding their particular opportunity for switching from fossil fuel process heat to more productive process heat powered by renewable electricity.
Access the tool here: Heat pump selection tool
AMPC launched a free service that provides members with expert information, advice and guidance to help identify and apply for energy and environment government funding and grants.
To access the helpline, simply call 1800 2 GRANTS / 1800 2 472687
Access more information about the helpline here: AMPC grants helpline flyer
The AD advisor tool aims to provide a user-friendly platform that enables industry to evaluate the potential feasibility of greenfield, brownfield and cross-sectoral anaerobic co-digestion business projects as part of a circular economy.
The tool guides the user through high level regulatory integration assessment, design rules or principles for selection and sizing of anaerobic digestion technologies, and technoeconomic evaluation of project concepts.
The beta-version of the anaerobic digestion assessment tool “AD advisor tool” was developed by USQ with funding support from the Commonwealth, MLA, AMPC and industry. It is ready for testing and feedback.
Access the tool here: AD adviser tool