Getting efficient motor management right first time

  When thinking about where your business uses the most energy, it is estimated motor loads consume 60% of electrical energy used in industry. There are many ways to mitigate this, including installing VSDs for general motor loads. Yet, Schneider Electric reminds us that efficient motor management starts with the optimal design of your motor and electrical […]

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High efficiency drives could reduce global electricity consumption by 10%

In a new whitepaper, ABB reveals the potential for significant energy efficiency improvements in industry and infrastructure enabled by the latest high efficiency drives and motor systems. They call on governments and industry to speed up the adoption of the technology to help combat climate change. According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), industry accounts […]

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How intelligent motor control improves productivity and energy use

An interesting article from the Schneider Electric blog considers how integrating motor control, automation, and energy systems reduce cost and improve efficiency. In most industrial operations, electric motors play a critical role in driving conveyors, pumps, compressors, agitators, fans, and essential equipment. In large production plants, the management and monitoring of motors are critical for […]

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