23-25 October 2013
CERN
Europe/Zurich timezone
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Energy management at ESS, strategy on energy management, efficiency, sustainability strategy

24 Oct 2013, 11:20
20m
500/1-001 - Main Auditorium (CERN)

500/1-001 - Main Auditorium

CERN

60
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Speaker

Mr Thomas Parker (European Spallation Source ESS AB)

Description

ESS will be a long-pulse neutron source powered by a 5MW accelerator. Full operation starts in 2025, first neutrons in 2019. Site decision was made in May 2009, three contenders, "Scandinavia" spiced their winning bid with a "sustainable research facility" applying an energy strategy of "Responsible, Renewable, Recyclable". This is now a written commitment from the host government that the facility will be energy efficient, use only renewable power, and recycled its surplus heat. Full delivery on the energy strategy is viewed as a top-level requirement at ESS. The energy strategy is built on local opportunities, and caters to local expectations. It is therefore not universally applicable, but, together with other progress in the field, contributes to setting a threshold for future facilities.

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