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Zuccato Energia

We transform energy.

From heat, clean energy

We transform heat into clean electric power

Zuccato Energia’s ORC systems efficiently transform the heat generated by industrial processes in a source of clean electric power you can immediately use in your firm

Reduce Costs

Waste heat recovery allows you to obtain electric power at a very low cost.

Increase Efficiency

By reusing waste heat you increase your plant’s efficiency and your firm’s competitivity

Decrease Your Environmental Footprint

ORC Systems produce electricity cleanly, without CO2 emissions

Applications

Thermal recovery

The ORC modules from Zuccato Energia make it possible to recover heat with high efficiency that would otherwise be lost and convert it into electricity even at low operating temperatures.

Thermal Engines

Diesel engines are able to transform less than 33% of the energy contained in the fuel into mechanical energy. The remaining energy is lost in the form of heat. The ORC modules of Zuccato Energia allow you to exploit the waste heat transforming it into clean electricity. This waste heat can be recovered at various points:

  • Exhaust fumes;
  • Cooling jackets;
  • Oil cooling circuit (for large engines and marine applications).
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Industrial processes

Zuccato Energia’s ORC modules can transform low-temperature heat into electric power, enabling the recovery and exploitation of unused – or even unwanted – waste heat. It becomes possible to recover energy from most industrial processes involving heat, such as:

• Furnaces and kilns;

• Boilers and steam generators;

• Ovens, driers, smokehouses, frying vats and incinerators.

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Applications

Primary production of energy from renewable sources

Zuccato Energia's ORC modules enable the generation of environmentally friendly electricity using renewable heat sources.

Biomass

Zuccato Energia’s ORC modules may be used in conjunction with biomass-fueled boilers (burning e.g. wood chips, pruning residues, chicken manure, woodworking residues) to produce electric power.

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Geothermal

Thanks to their low operating temperature, Zuccato Energia’s ORC systems are ideal to exploit geothermal sources such as hot springs, volcanic heat, or geothermal pits for electric power generation.

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Thermodynamic Solar

Zuccato Energia’s ORC systems combine low operating temperature with excellent performances under partial load, making them the optimal choice to produce electric power using simple thermal solar panels.

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Our Services

Highly customized solutions

Zuccato Energia designs and manufactures its own ORC systems, so it supplies highly customized solutions based on the specifications supplied by its clients.

Feasibility study

Technical design and customization

Plant manufacture

Plant start-up and initial setup

Post-sales assistance

Maintenance

Products

A wide range of ORC systems

Zuccato Energia’s ORC systems can be used in several application areas and all of them can be customized to suit the client’s specific needs

The ULH Systems

Low temperature for waste heat recovery

  • Low temperature heat sources
  • Waste heat recovery from engines and industrial processes
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The LT Systems

Small-scale power generation

  • Small-scale power generation (e.g. employing biomass-fueled boilers)
  • Waste heat recovery from ovens and industrial processes
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The CHP Systems

Combined heat and power generation

  • For all those applications where it is useful to combine 80°C hot water production and electric power generation
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High Efficiency

All of our ORC systems are designed to provide high efficiency even at low temperatures

Safety

Amongst other safety features, Zuccato Energia’s ORC systems use plain water as a vector fluid, ensuring high safety standards

Ease Of Use

Our ORC systems are easy to use and require no specific technical competences

Customizability

We create our ORC systems starting from a project defined together with the client, tailoring them to your needs.

Performance

Our ORC systems ensure excellent performances even under partial load

Monitoring

24/7 remote monitoring capability enables you to have the working parameters of your ORC module always under control

Assistance

We are always by our clients’ side, from the first feasibility study to post-sale assistance.

References

Some Of Our Plants