Crop Drying with Heat Pumps
A Ground Source Heat Pump from OMNI Heat & Power can deliver a revolutionary Grain Drying process.
The Ground Source Heat Pumps is supplied in a bespoke modular plantroom, manufactured off site for a quick and easy instalation on site which can be provided as a modular building to be housed externally or a modular skid to be located insde an existing or new building.
OMNI Heat & Power supply every instalation with a bespoke control system to operate and monitor the grain dryer via a web application accessible anywhere in the world. This enables the user to monitor all aspects of the system as well as viewing RHI revenue figures online.
5 step process to Grain Drying with a GSHP
Full system design
Each and every instalation is unique and requires individual collector design considering local variables.
Each and every installation requires Planning Approval for the Renewable Heat Incentive,
OMNI Heat & Power will assist with obtaining the required Planning Permissions for the Ground Source Heat Pump System
OMNI Heat & Power work with specialist lenders who can assist in financing renewable energy projects. Terms vary depending on individual circumstances.
Following an instruction the plant room and associated equiptment is prefabricated in factory conditions to the highest standards. This is then supplied as a modular skid for instalasion in to a building, or as a modular building to be housed externally.
On Site Instalation
All onsite instalation work is commenced, including the ground collector, plant room delivery and instalation.
The system is now comissioned and operational.
What is a Heat Pump Grain Dryer Heating & Cooling System?
A Ground Source Heat Pump Grain Drying System from OMNI Heat & Power utilises naturally occuring heat within the ground in combination with a Heat Pump or Refrigiation Cycle. This proudces usable Low Temperature Hot Water (LTHW) for and heating application.
Heat can also be recovered from a heat recovery or waste heat source as well as from the naturally occuring heat within the ground.
The system uses electricity to operate the refrigiation / heat pump cycle and can produce heat with 300%-700% efficiency depending on the design and operational conditions. This Renewable Heat qualifies for the 20 year government Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) tariff.
A bi product of the heat pumps process is to produce chilled water, in a grain drying application this is used to dehumidify and recirculate air through the grain. This chilled water is also used to cool the grain once dry in preperation for storage.