Savings on plate heat exchangers -Overall dairy energy consumption average is 350kWh/hd/year and cooling costs for milk are typically 40% = 140kWh, (with 70% on night rate of 10c/kWh and 30% on day rate at 20c/kWh). 140k Wh for milk cooling per head=140×70%x0.1+140×30%x0.2)=€18.20×50%=saving€9/cow/year.Teagasc. 2011. Energy Use in Agriculture. Teagasc, Oak Park, County Carlow.
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