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EU Extends Motor Efficiency Regulations to Include VSDs

EU Extends Motor Efficiency Regulations to Include VSDs

EU plans tougher motor efficiency regs – and to add VSDs Drives and Controls, November 3, 2015. Image credit: Winsker The Commission is proposing to raise minimum efficiency levels on some types of motor, introduce regulations for smaller motors and for VSDs (variable-speed drives), remove the option to use VSDs with lower-efficiency motors, and extend the

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Boosting Operation Efficiency With Motors, Drives, and Generators

Motors, drives and generators enhance efficiency and reliability World Pumps, September 19, 2015. Image credit: World Pumps Electric motors are the largest individual source of energy use, accounting for 45% of the world’s electricity consumption, and over half of this energy demand originates from motors used in pumps and compressors. Over the last 50 years,

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IE3 Electric Motors Required by the EU MEPS

Mandatory IE3 electric motors appearing in OEM machines Plant Engineer, January 14, 2015 From this month (1 January 2015), premium-efficiency IE3 motors are compulsory for all new machines in the range 7.5—375kW under EC 640/2009, the EU MEPS (Minimum Energy Performance Standard) regulations. IE2 motors are no longer permitted (beyond notified exceptions, such as ATEX

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