MoSEFF Case Study - Covoare Ungheni

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MoSEFF Case Study - Covoare Ungheni

SUCCESS STORIES
COVOARE-UNGHENI JSC – small investment into great carpets
Covoare-Ungheni JSC is Moldova’s largest carpet
manufacturer. With a production capacity of 5 million m2 per
year, the company is the market leader in Moldova and is a
major exporter to Europe as well as neighboring countries.
Covoare Ungheni applied for MoSEFF financing for a new
power factor correction unit based on capacitors for
compensation of 860 kVAr of reactive power. The main goal
of the project was to reduce the reactive load in the local
distribution network and thereby minimize electricity losses
and decrease electricity consumption. With a EUR 25,000
investment, the company has reduced its reactive load by
47% and its distribution losses by 21%.
MoSEFF was
developed by:
Technical Assistance
financed by:
Region
Moldova, Ungheni
Energy
Consumption
362 MWh per year
Project Goals

Installation of a power factor
correction unit

Reduction of distribution losses

Power factor correction unit with a
total nominal capacity of 860 kVAr

Spare parts and installation fee
Main Investments
Investment
volume
EUR 20,500
Project Results

21% reduction in distribution losses

21% reduction in CO2 emissions
related to distribution losses,
equivalent to 48 tons per year

47% reduction in reactive load in the
local distribution network

Cost reduction in reactive power
For additional information please contact MoSEFF on
www.MoSEFF.org or call our hotline on +373 (0) 60 13 46 69

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