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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Efficiency in Action, Markets & Business

Denmark Achieves Wind Production World Record

12 Jan , 2015  


Denmark Sets World Record For Wind Production Think Progress, January 7, 2015 Denmark has been long been a pioneer in wind power, having installed its first turbines in the mid-1970s when oil shocks sent the import-dependent nation on a quest for energy security. Thirty-seven years later, the country has set a new world record for wind production […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Renewables

Australian Team Pushed Solar Efficiency to World-Record 40%

10 Dec , 2014  

UNSW’s solar researchers have converted over 40% of the sunlight hitting a solar system into electricity, the highest efficiency ever reported. The world-beating efficiency was achieved in outdoor tests in Sydney, before being independently confirmed by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) at their outdoor test facility in the United States.

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