Ireland Projects

The pilot project for CEF schemes in Ireland. A c€12m project which will produce guaranteed savings in the region of c€1.7m per annum with carbon savings of c81,000 tonnes over the lifetime of the project.  Veolia Energy Ireland are the contractor and the project is currently in construction. Construction is scheduled to complete in June/July 2020.

A c€16m project giving the hospital guaranteed savings of c€1.8m per annum.  The preferred bidder has recently been confirmed as Veolia and the contract close phase is entering its final stages. It is hoped that construction on site can begin in June/July 2020.

A c€6m project producing guaranteed savings of c€900k per annum. The preferred bidder of Centrica is going through the contract closure procedure and it is hoped this can be completed early in 2021 with construction starting soon after.

A c€15m project which should produce guaranteed savings in the region of €1m per annum and annual carbon savings of c5,000 tonnes. The project is progressing and the Invitation to Tender (ITT) is due to be issued in March 2020.

European Projects

A c€13M scheme to be installed and managed by Engie.  The project will see guaranteed energy savings of c€25M and reduce carbon emissions by c42,000 tonnes over it’s 15 year lifetime. Scheduled for completion in December 2018.

A €4.1M capital investment comprising a CHP, lighting, boilers, building management system improvements and reduction of heat losses. This will result in guaranteed savings of €655k per annum and a reduction in carbon emissions of 39,000 tonnes over the 15 year lifetime of the project. Facilities have been installed and are being managed by Interserve with independent contract and performance assurance being undertaken by CEF.

A €3.9M capital investment comprising a CHP, lighting, pumps, chillers and water saving measures. This will result in guaranteed savings of €943k per annum and a reduction in carbon emissions of 63,000 tonnes over the 15 year lifetime of the project. Facilities have been installed and are being managed by ENER-G with independent contract and performance assurance being undertaken by CEF.

This €9.5M scheme is part of the redevelopment of Chase Farm hospital. This 15 year contract will reduce carbon emissions by 27% saving over 17,000 tonnes of carbon and producing savings to the hospital of nearly €8M over the term of the contract. Facilities are being installed and will be managed by EDF Energy. Construction is currently scheduled to complete in July 2018.

A €1.15M project to install a combined heat and power engine within the energy centre on a PFI site. This will result in guaranteed savings of €552k per annum and will save c36,000 tonnes of carbon emissions over the 15 year lifetime of the project. The facilities have been installed and are being managed by ENER-G with independent contract and performance assurance being undertaken by CEF.

This 25-year contract will see Imtech UK & Ireland deliver guaranteed net energy savings in excess of €4.6M and reduce carbon emissions by 90,000 tonnes.

The €8M capital project which completed in February 2017, includes the undertaking of energy saving mechanical and electrical infrastructure upgrades across the Trust’s estate to deliver a swift return on investment. This includes retro-fitting existing lighting with LED equivalents and optimising a Combined Heat and Power plant by incorporating new absorption chillers, boiler replacements and upgrading heating, ventilation and air conditioning controls, along with the current building management systems.

Independent contract and performance assurance is being undertaken by CEF.

This c€17.25M project linking John Radcliffe Hospital with its sister site at Churchill Hospital by way of a district heating network pipe will provide guaranteed savings of c€2.53M per annum for the next 25 years across both sites and reduce carbon emissions by c270,000 tonnes over the lifetime of the project.
The scope of works at John Radcliffe include; maximising the use of existing assets, the current High Temperature Hot Water (HTHW) pipework and boilers will be decommissioned and replaced with a more efficient steam and Low Temperature Hot Water (LTHW) system, asset management and automation to enhance the performance of the Combined Heat and Power plant (CHP) to be introduced, lighting upgrades and surplus heat transferred by the Energy Link to the Churchill Hospital. Facilities have been installed and are being maintained by Vital Energi with independent contract and performance assurance being undertaken by CEF.

The largest energy performance contract to be signed in the UK. At c€35.7M of capital investment this scheme will see Engie Ltd deliver c€24.15M of net savings and reduce carbon emissions by over 700,000 tonnes over the 25 year lifetime of the project. The Leeds GSC serves both the Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust and the University of Leeds. Construction is currently taking place and should be completed by July 2019.

A c€1.3M scheme to be installed and managed by Engie. The project will see guaranteed energy savings of c€4.6M and reduce carbon emissions by c13,000 tonnes over it’s 15 year lifetime. Scheduled for completion in December 2018.

This is a c€11.5M District Energy scheme linking some of the most iconic buildings right in the heart of Manchester including Manchester Town Hall, The Midland Hotel, Manchester Central and The Bridgewater Hall.  It is hoped that construction on this flagship scheme should commence in August 2018.

The 2nd CEF project in Scotland to provide energy savings at three sites; Royal Cornhill Hospital and Aberdeen Royal Infirmary both in Aberdeen and Dr Grays’ Hospital, Elgin. A c€9.2M scheme delivering net energy savings of over €16.1M and carbon savings of over 140,000 tonnes over the 25 year lifetime of the project. Facilities to be provided and managed by Vital Energi. Construction is scheduled to complete in August 2017.

NHS Grampian leading the way with UK energy efficiency first

A c€17.25M scheme incorporating energy improvements at three hospital sites namely, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee; Perth Royal Infirmary, Perth and Stracathro Hospital, Brechin. The project, being delivered by Vital Energi, will see net energy savings of over €11.5M and reduce carbon emissions by c288,000 tonnes over it’s 25 year lifetime.

The first project undertaken using the CEF Community Model. A €1.73M capital project covering 11 ambulance sites across the North West. The scheme involves the installation of micro CHP’s, new lighting, improvements to building management systems and solar PV installation. Across all the sites the project will produce guaranteed savings of €261k per annum and will save carbon emissions of 9,300 tonnes over the 15 year lifetime of the project. Facilities to be installed and managed by Imtech.

A €5.75M investment involving the installation of a combined heat and power plant, dual fuel boilers, biomass boilers and an effluent treatment plant. This will result in guaranteed savings of £1.1M per annum and will save 88,000 tonnes of carbon emissions over the 15 year lifetime of the project. The facility is to be installed and managed by Cofely GDF-Suez.

This scheme also features in the NHS Sustainable Development Unit’s Securing Healthy Returns Report published in June 2016 as an exemplar case study.

Securing Healthy Returns

A c€7.48M project incorporating sites at Royal Cornwall Hospital, Truro; West Cornwall Hospital, Penzance and St Michael’s Hospital, Hayle. The scheme will see ENER-G deliver net energy savings of c€5.75M and reduce carbon emissions by c63,000 tonnes over the lifetime of the project. Scheduled for completion in June 2017.

A c€8M energy project generating savings of over €32.2M and reducing carbon emissions by almost 97,000 tonnes over the lifetime of the project. Facilities to be installed and managed by Vital Energi.

A €3.45M project combining CHP installation and boiler, lighting retrofit, BMS upgrades and some backlog works. These works will produce guaranteed savings of €587k per annum and carbon emissions savings of c32,000 tonnes over the 15 year term of the contract. Facilities to be installed and maintained by Vital Energi.

A €3.67M investment including a combined heat & power system, lighting retro-fit, water conservation, thermal insulation on pipes and valves and new controls and upgraded building management system. All this will produce guaranteed savings of €616k per annum that will save 38,000 tonnes of carbon emissions over the 15 year lifetime of the project. The facility is to be installed and managed by Cynergin.

A €3.1M project which includes: Removal of ageing steam heating and replacement with Low Temperature Hot Water infrastructure; Refurbishment of existing Boiler House; Additional boiler house in the Women’s Hospital to increase resiliency; Second Combined Heat and Power (CHP) system to support the existing; New Building Management System for primary heating; Just over 2,500 new energy efficient lights; and New high efficiency boilers. This will result in guaranteed savings of £380k per annum and a reduction in carbon emissions of 26,000 tonnes over the 15 year lifetime of the project. Facilities to be installed and managed by Cynergin.

This is an award winning c€4.6M scheme producing guaranteed savings of c€966k per annum and a reduction in carbon emissions of 45,000 over the 15 year lifetime of the project.  Click the attached link for further details.

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This scheme also features in the NHS Sustainable Development Unit’s Securing Healthy Returns Report published in June 2016 as an exemplar case study.

Securing Healthy Returns

Who are the CEFI?

CEF Ireland (CEFI) was created in 2016 to deliver Energy Performance Contracts (EPCs) on behalf of the HSE’s NHSO, as part of its’ Intergovernmental Partnership with the NHS.

CEF Ireland (CEFI) is a subsidiary company of the Carbon and Energy Fund (CEF) – a special purpose vehicle allowing different parts of the Public Sector and NHS to work together. It employs an experienced team drawn from the NHS, National Services Scotland, National Procurement, NHS Strategic Buying Solutions, Oxford AHSN and The Countess of Chester Hospital.

The route to working with the CEFI is to seek membership, which then makes all the support of the CEFI available to the New Member for the entire procurement, installation and savings monitoring period of the contract.

With a proven track record of more than 50 projects and in-depth experience of procurement, engineering, legal and finance, the CEFI is the organisation to successfully guides Public Sector clients through the complex processes involved.

Why you should use the CEFI?

  • CEFI has been created to support the HSE’s NHSO

  • Efficient and proven OJEU compliant procurement process

  • Access to a €300m+ fund of capital funding

  • The widest choice of ESCo contractors in Ireland

  • CEFI provides all the specialist skills and resources

  • No up front fees

  • Approved by the HSE Leadership Team

  • A track record of 50 successful European projects to-date

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