Wattcraft has been carrying out energy consultancy work for Plasser UK at its site in Ealing. This plant undertakes the repair, overhaul and maintenance of trains used for the maintenance of railway tracks and houses both workshop areas and offices.


The following areas have been addressed:

  • Reduction in heating costs through more efficient systems

  • More efficient lighting and staging of introduction of LEDs

  • Optimisation of electrical load in relation to rooftop solar photovoltaics (PV)

  • Relationship between energy improvement measures and carbon reduction commitment (CRC) and energy management framework

  • Energy procurement optimisation through investigation of variable tariff structure in connection with usage patterns