A crucial aspect for the economic application of this concept is the safe and cost-effective disposal of the concentrates produced in the desalination process. That is why the salt fractions will be separated from each other by means of two different approaches.
An optimization and forecasting tool is intended to determine the development of the composition and the availability of fresh water to be able to detect bottlenecks at an early stage. A digital cooling capacity management system integrated in the process is intended to optimally utilize the potential of the existing cooling circuit systems by linking the production-related heat load with the current weather-related cooling capacity. Finally, the concepts shall be evaluated economically and ecologically in order to select the most economically favorable and environmentally compatible solutions.