Veolia has undertaken long-term asset master planning to identify significant water, waste and energy efficiency improvements to be delivered across three large-scale health facilities.
Wollongong Hospital, Shoalhaven District Memorial Hospital and Shoalhaven Cancer Care Centre will benefit from investment in resilient and cost-effective solutions capable of adapting to regulatory, technology and climate changes. Additionally, the sites will leverage new innovations, such as solar photovoltaic (PV) systems, lighting replacement and state-of-the art design of the cooling facilities.
Matthew Lee, Regional Energy Solutions Manager for Veolia Australia and New Zealand said:
“The Illawarra Shoalhaven EPC project is aligned with our core business model of delivering energy efficient outcomes for our customers. We are committed to delivering a best in class energy performance contract that will achieve optimal economic and environmental performance benefits.”
The project requires a significant level of operational expertise and a highly sophisticated project delivery to ensure no operational downtime or service disruption for the health service.
Key considerations also include peak demand management for optimised energy consumption, mechanical equipment upgrades, investigating options for renewable energy utilisation in order to enhance reliability, safety, comfort and productivity.
Veolia currently provides Energy Performance Contracting (EPC) services to several other NSW Health facilities.
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About Veolia Australia and New Zealand:
Veolia Australia and New Zealand (Veolia) is the region’s only environmental solutions organisation with specific capabilities across water and wastewater treatment, energy management, waste and resource recovery services, and industrial cleaning and facilities maintenance services. Veolia employs 4000 employees and operates across more than 260 locations within the region.
About Veolia Global:
Veolia group is the global leader in optimised resource management. With over 163 000 employees worldwide, the Group designs and provides water, waste and energy management solutions that contribute to the sustainable development of communities and industries. Through its three complementary business activities, Veolia helps to develop access to resources, preserve available resources, and to replenish them.
In 2016, the Veolia group supplied 100 million people with drinking water and 61 million people with wastewater service, produced 54 million megawatt hours of energy and converted 31 million metric tons of waste into new materials and energy. Veolia Environnement (listed on Paris Euronext: VIE) recorded consolidated revenue of €24.39 billion in 2016.