Yokogawa's “Carbon Management Solution” is to achieve the goals of carbon neutral, we will tackle issues and collaborate with our customers to limit GHG emission and shift to inexpensive, reliable, and sustainable energy using our original technology and know-how. Yokogawa contributes to the realization of a new recycling-oriented society that can coexist with the global environment.
Contribute to the realization of a new recycling-oriented society that can coexist with the global environment
It is the meaning of existence of Yokogawa to resolve issues related to the environment and society.
Based on the YokogawaPurpose of “Utilizing our ability to measure and connect, we fulfill our responsibilities for the future of our planet,” we will proactively work to achieve carbon neutral by cooperating across companies, and contribute to the realization of a new recycling-oriented society that can coexist with the global environment.
Carbon neutral is the urgent issue that the entire world should address together
Achieving carbon neutral, which was agreed as a universal goal in the Paris Agreement in 2015, is becoming a significant management challenge related to the very existence of the company, especially in industry.
Additionally, in activities that across companies and society, the knowledge and extensive experience in manufacturing industry which generate the large amount of GHG emissions, are indispensable to identify and improve the environmental impact.
“Do you have any issues such as…..”
“What is GHG protocol ?”
“Cannot disclose the data in response to our customers' queries”
“Can we manage GHG data by product lot / equipment unit?”
“Cannot set a daily target value for reducing GHG”
“Difficult to measure accurately due to manual operation
“Reporting has turned into objective and cannot implement a continuous PDCA”
“It is difficult to improve profitability along with GHG reduction because both conflicts each other”
“Visualization is done, but cannot implement CO2 reduction since do not know the specific way”
“No one to consult continuously”
“Not sure if each activity contributes to total optimization of our supply chain”
“To expand the operation globally in the future”
What is “Carbon Management”?
Carbon management is that organizations and institutions such as government, local government, and private companies understand the current situation of greenhouse emissions and keep continuous efforts for control and reduction. Especially in the manufacturing industry, it is to visualize the emissions of the entire supply chain from procurement of raw materials to disposal / recycling, and to accomplish overall optimization – carbon neutral through integrated reduction measures beyond individual enterprise.
Co-achieving zero carbon
Yokogawa is a partner who co-achieves your carbon neutral across the supply chain, utilizing the technology and best practice in “Measurement,” “Control”, and “Information.”
- Phase-in plan -
To achieve carbon neutral in 2050, we can conduct well-balanced implementation from both “fundamental reduction measures” and “operational reduction measures” while coordinating supply chain companies.
- Solution portfolio -
The components of a carbon management solution
- GHG Emissions Dashboard (image) -
Monthly dashboard example
Benefits of implementation
To achieve carbon neutral, Yokogawa’s carbon management solution offers following practice and contribution.
- Supply chain-wide CO2 reduction based on operational and fundamental solutions
- Smooth for audit process by measurement with a high degree of accuracy
- Operational reduction by visualization using real-time dashboard
- Automated CO2 reduction using predictive and optimal control
- Reduce management costs by cloud-based solution from the head office to the site and supply chain across companies
- Carbon management in SCOPE3 using actual data
- Continuous reduction by premium consulting
- Effective maintenance by 24/7 support
|Master planning||Present data analysis, definition of improvement area, identification of issue/cause loss, prioritization of solutions, roadmap creation|
|Project execution||Installation of improvement program|
|Update service||Maintenance of solution effectiveness|
|New energy||Translation to Biomass, solar/wind/geothermal generation, switching to alternative energy to petroleum, such as solar heat / snow|
|Eco plant||Eco plant; Migration to Gas turbine, low heat recovery equipment, high-performance catalyst, consecutive catalyst regeneration, energy saving distillation|
|Changeover to biomass fuel||Offset CO2 by using biomass such as Wood pellets, sorghum ,etc. as raw materials for electric generation|
|Carbon capture and storage (CCS)||Collect CO2 from a factory and deposit into the underground storage|
|Carbon recycle||As a carbon resource, separate and recover CO2 and reuse|
|Emissions trading||A system for trading emissions between companies with surplus emission quotas and companies that exceed their emission quotas|
|Verification||Validation and examination of GHG emissions, bilateral credit, SHIFT business, carbon offset, etc. by third party organization|
|Financing||Financial plan related to new equipment development, procuring land for power plant, M & A, etc.|
|Supply-chain carbon management||To share and jointly control (reduce) GHG emissions calculated by each company in the supply chain among companies|
|Multi-variable Control||Optimal control of boilers and processes, optimal utility in industrial areas|
|Energy optimization||Heat recovery by building additional heat exchangers, waste heat recovery of heating furnaces and boilers, and excessive quality|
|Work assistance||Reviewing the manufacturing process, operating support|
|CEMS||Community Energy Management System|
|Electricity supply-demand management||Demand forecast, supply and demand adjustment, pre-bid position creation, notice, simultaneous equivalent weight monitoring|
|Cloud Integrated data server||To share elaborate GHG emissions calculated by each company in the supply chain among companies|
|Data integration||To make use of various control and analysis, by ensuring traceability and security and integrating data among companies|
|In-house carbon management||Control GHG emissions based only on own data from manufacturing company|
|Edge data server||Collect and save necessary activity data to conduct the above|
|Mass balance / Heat balance model||By constructing steady model, un-measurement point can be estimated accurate values which close to reality, and can be used for|
|Data aggregation per production lot/batch or Facility / machinery||GHG emissions can be controlled for each product lot and line by linking with the batch production control system|
|H/W activity sensor||Sensor to measure emission activity accurately and in real time|
Procedural Automation (Exapilot)
Procedural Automation (Exapilot) provides a flexible methodology to capture, optimize and retain procedural knowledge in a process plant while meeting requirements in reliability, flexibility, and lifecycle costs.
Platform for Advanced Control and Estimation (Advanced Process Control)
The all inclusive Platform for Advanced Control and Estimation brings multi-variable control, quality estimation, complex custom calculations, and operator user interface design all into one application; in doing so, dramatically reducing deployment time and simplifying maintenance for robust performance.
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