Industrial Technology, Motors & Drives

World Record Set for Electric Motor Efficiency

28 Jul , 2017  

Almost 100 per cent energy efficiency with synchronous motor Process & Control Engineering, July 9, 2017 Tests carried out on a 44 megawatt 6-pole synchronous ABB motor shortly before delivery showed an efficiency 0.25 percent greater than the 98.8 percent stipulated in the contract, resulting in the world record for electric motor efficiency. This efficiency improvement […]

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Industrial Technology, Motors & Drives

Motor-Driven System Efficiency Provides Energy Saving Opportunities

9 May , 2016  

motor-driven system efficiency

Regulations look past motors to improve system efficiencies Plant Engineering, May 6, 2016. Image credit: S.J. de Waard – CC BY-SA 3.0, Electric motor system efficiency and power electronics are impacting future energy saving opportunities as attention moves from motor efficiency to motor-driven system efficiency. In the U.S., the first move was to apply motor […]

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Industrial Technology, Motors & Drives

Boosting Operation Efficiency With Motors, Drives, and Generators

20 Sep , 2015  


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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