Aluminium foundry gets smart with energy use

An aluminium foundry is turning down the heat – fractionally – on its energy use to earn as much as £25,000 a year. Caparo Bridge Aluminium is installing smart software to adjust the aluminium holding pots to help balance the National Grid’s supply and demand. It will be paid for reducing energy use for minutes […]

Lancashire foundry cuts energy bills by £8,000

A century-old foundry in Lancashire is cutting its energy bills by £8,000 a year. Installing energy efficient lighting means the foundry, Lupton & Place, will cut its energy use by 85,000kWh and slashing its CO2 emissions by 46.3 tons annually. The family-run business can make more than 2 million castings a year with its die-casting […]