ENVIRONMENTAL PERFORMANCE


EMISSIONS MANAGEMENT
ENERGY EFFICIENCY

Since 2010, the Company has developed energy efficiency projects that have significantly reduced operating costs while indirectly reducing CO2 equivalent emissions.

IN 2017, THE PRILLEX PLANT USED STEAM TO GENERATE 95% OF THE COMPANY’S ENERGY CONSUMPTION, REPRESENTING NEARLY 60% OF ITS POTENTIAL CONSUMPTION.

In self-generation, 2.5 Megawatts were attributable to the Panna 4 turbo compressor, 1.0 Megawatts to the frequency variation of Panna 3 and 1.4 Megawatts to the back pressure turbine installed in 2016.

THESE MEASUREMENTS HAVE HELPED REDUCE THE CORPORATE CARBON FOOTPRINT’S INDIRECT EMISSIONS BY 18% SINCE THE BASE YEAR (2014).

In terms of lighting, 100% of the corporate buildings are equipped with LED lighting.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

In 2017, Enaex’s total energy consumption was 115,980 MWh in Chile, 17% below the prior year. The reduction was attributable to lower fossil fuel consumption and energy supply.

MWh 2016 2017
Electricity 48.870 36.389
Fossil Fuels 59.886 49.446
Self-Generation 30.934 30.145
TOTAL 139.690 115.980

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REGULATORY COMPLIANCE

The Company is constantly working on projects of different sizes that are subject to more than one set of legal requirements.

In 2017, a Sustainable Legal Management System was implemented. In its initial phase, it seeks to create a culture that is adverse to legal risk in order to minimize the risk of sanction with preventative and corrective control systems.

2017 N°Fiscalizaciones N°Sanciones
Regional Health Ministry 5 3
Other Authorities 2 0

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