Michaels Energy, with funding assistance from Focus on Energy, teamed with Nestle Nutrition to incorporate energy efficient design features into Nestle’s production facility addition in Eau Claire, WI. The plant will produce infant formula from a liquid feedstock.
Michaels met with Nestle stakeholders to gain an understanding of the production process from receiving through packaging. Energy efficient upgrades were identified in this kickoff meeting. Additional measures were developed as the process was further studied by Michaels Energy staff in La Crosse. A second meeting with Nestle was held to discuss the potential design alternatives and select projects for investment-grade energy analysis.
Measures identified and analyzed include: