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Case Study: United Cast Bar

United Cast Bar (UK), part of the United Cast Bar Group, is one of the world’s leading and most successful manufacturers of continuously cast-iron bar.

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“It’s good to know we’re in safe hands. GridBeyond’s technology, engineering experience and expertise has meant we have been able to earn large sums, generate significant savings, and meet our commitment to the environment without any impact on operations.”

United Cast Bar (UK), part of the United Cast Bar Group, is one of the world’s leading and most successful manufacturers of continuously cast-iron bar. Committed to environmental responsibility and sustainable manufacturing processes, UCB needed a partners that understood its mandate for a low-carbon future, and could deliver a future-proof project whilst boosting business profitability.

Just over 3 years ago, UCB were looking for a trusted and experienced technology partner to intelligently manage and optimise their energy demand.

In using GridBeyond’s energy intelligence and control platform, UCB lead the metals industry and were able to generate revenue from National Grid programmes, avoid peak charges, monitor and analyse energy consumption patterns whilst reducing their carbon footprint and optimising their equipment performance.

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United Cast Bar now benefit from:

  • Reduced carbon footprint
  • New revenues via National Grid balancing services
  • Enhanced savings through peak avoidance
  • Energy optimisation on all connected assets
  • Energy performance monitoring, reporting and benchmarking
  • Fully financed installation
  • Full operational integrity
  • On site battery storage

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