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Decarbonisation in Industry: challenges and solutions

Decarbonisation in Industry: challenges and solutions

Industrial companies are facing a major challenge: to meet national and European climate ambitions, they need to significantly reduce CO2 emissions caused by their energy production. Despite government pressure and growing awareness about sustainability, several obstacles remain that make smooth and complete decarbonisation difficult. Luminus Solutions accompanies industrial customers in this and helps them on their way to CO2-free energy production.

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Sint-Niklaas Saves 39% Energy Through Innovative Energy Performance Contract

Sint-Niklaas Saves 39% Energy Through Innovative Energy Performance Contract

On November 16th, Luminus Solutions and the city of Sint-Niklaas presented, in the presence of Energy Minister Tine Van der Straeten, their energy performance contract (EPC) signed early 2022 to the press. Over the next ten years, Sint-Niklaas will achieve a 39% energy saving in nine of its most energy-consuming buildings. Today, after almost two years of energy-saving investments, the first results can be recorded.

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Mithra produces without interruption thanks to UPS and emergency power

Mithra produces without interruption thanks to UPS and emergency power

Early 2022, Luminus Solutions installed a ride-through UPS at pharmaceutical company Mithra in Flémalle. This emergency power upgrade allows production to continue without interruption and the company is ready for any future expansion. The UPS and emergency power project was realised in cooperation with Newelec, which, like Luminus Solutions, is a subsidiary of Luminus.

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UPS protects FARYS pumping station against water hammer

UPS protects FARYS pumping station against water hammer

FARYS supplies drinking water to individuals and businesses with powerful pumps through an extensive network of transmission lines. In the event of a sudden power failure, the pumps stop abruptly, which can cause a pressure wave, a so-called water hammer. This water hammer can cause damage to pipes and installations. Thanks to a dynamic UPS solution, installed and maintained by Luminus Solutions, proper, uninterrupted operation of the pumps is guaranteed.

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Marie Curie Hospital in Charleroi avoids more than 1500 tonnes of CO2 emissions thanks to CHP and solar panels installed and financed by Luminus

Marie Curie Hospital in Charleroi avoids more than 1500 tonnes of CO2 emissions thanks to CHP and solar panels installed and financed by Luminus

In 2021, the Marie Curie Hospital in Charleroi will have a brand new and sustainable electricity and heat production: a CHP installation on natural gas of 1560 kW electric and 1500 solar panels of 500 kW total. The project is a beautiful collaboration between Luminus Solutions, Newelec and Dauvister, all three subsidiaries of Luminus, and was also fully financed by Luminus.

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Municipality of Flémalle takes big step forward in its energy transition thanks to energy performance contract with Luminus Solutions

Municipality of Flémalle takes big step forward in its energy transition thanks to energy performance contract with Luminus Solutions

On Friday 1 April 2022, Luminus Solutions signed a new energy performance contract of the short type for the energy renovation of several public buildings in the municipality of Flémalle. Thanks to this public contract from the RenoWatt purchasing centre, the municipality will be able to make considerable savings on its energy expenditure in the coming years.

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Luminus Solutions obtains SCC** certificate

Luminus Solutions obtains SCC** certificate

Safety has been the focus of Luminus Solutions for many years. As a company, we constantly strive for a safe working environment. For our employees, but also on our construction sites for our subcontractors and customers. In addition, we are working on the continuous...

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CRM prequalification: what about your existing CHP?

CRM prequalification: what about your existing CHP?

The Capacity Remuneration Mechanism, or CRM for short, is a new support mechanism for electrical capacity on the Belgian market. It is part of the federal government's energy strategy to ensure Belgium's long-term security of supply. The purpose of the CRM is to...

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