British Airways saves more than energy with Altivar 61

          British Airways (BA) has incorporated Schneider Electric’s Altivar 61 variable speed drives (VSDs) into the condenser water pump system at its Flight Training facilities at Heathrow Airport. The solution has resulted in a significant energy saving and overcome problems with the system.   In the main boiler house there are […]

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Introduction to Schneider Human Machine Interfaces (HMI)

Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) provide a control and visualisation interface between a human and a process, machine, application or appliance. They allow us to control, monitor, diagnose and manage our applications.  The Magelis HMI Series from Schneider Electric ranges from basic text/simple displays machines 15″ touchscreen versions.   The Schneider Electric website provides a useful […]

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Are your inverters earning you money?

An inverter drive that does not just save energy, but injects any surplus safely into the mains or shares it with other connected drives to reduce energy costs.   In operation inverter drives maintain continuous control of the connected motor.  To achieve this they both drive a motor that is moving a load, and shed […]

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Energy: if you can’t measure it you can’t manage it.

Energy management is not a new idea, but often it’s not given the priority it needs or deserves.  One significant reason is that it can be very difficult to understand when and where it’s being used.  Before you can save it, you first need to understand how it is being used. We are told that […]

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Three more variable speed drive application guides from Mitsubishi

With over thirty years of inverter drives application and installation experience.  Mitsubishi Electric  has extended its series of application guides including Load sharing, Labelling machines and Solar tracking control.  See below or follow the links to the Mitsubishi Electric UK download site.  

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