The increasing use of variable speed drives has made resonance problems more prevalent.
Digital variable reluctance technology could result in positive changes in the efficiency and power of pumps.
Many of these factors relate to the ongoing instability in various parts of Europe, but in today’s interconnected global economy, innumerable current events and trends can impact the marketplace.
Bundling technologies leads to enhanced system efficiency for a Connecticut water supply.
Michael Michaud, executive director of the Hydraulic Institute, spoke with Pumps & Systems about how end users can prepare for new Department of Energy rules and policies.
The facility’s variable speed electro-mechanical drive offered a compact, convenient solution that was energy-efficient.
Pumps & Systems staff spoke with William C. Livoti, Power Generation Business Development Manager & Energy Efficiency Specialist for WEG, about the major trends to anticipate in 2017 for the...
Pumps & Systems staff spoke with John Malinowski, Senior Manager of Industry Affairs at Baldor Electric Company, about the major trends to anticipate in 2017 relating to federal government regulations...
The retrofit saves the facility several thousand dollars per year.
DOE rules since 1992 have impacted the U.S. motor market.
End users must consider many variables to choose the better solution.
This method of achieving variable speed pumping promotes energy efficiency and can pay for itself over a long period of service.
When following the new DOE guidelines, don’t forget these considerations.
Evaluating system requirements and all available options can improve reliability, efficiency and cost.
Achieving unity power factor through the use of synchronous condensers can be a win-win situation for power utilities and consumers.
The study will give industry stakeholders a better understanding of the marketplace and help them become more globally competitive.
This alternative technology is ideal for petrochemical applications.
Drives with active energy control can save energy and extend motor life for pumping and HVAC loads.
Today’s innovations in drive technology and design offer powerful benefits even beyond energy savings.
Corrections can be a sustainable, cost-saving measure and should be considered by companies with a large installation of these types of motors.
A Mississippi River levee, an Indiana water plant and an Ohio municipality take advantage of ease of installation and significant energy savings—as much as $2 million up front.
Achieve pump and motor longevity by providing proper storage, avoiding pre-service damage, and conducting sound handling and maintenance procedures.
At the end of May 2014, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) released the Final Rule that amends the regulation for integral horsepower motors. Until the rule takes effect June 1, 2016, motor...
Users should consider system changes to comply with the new EISA standard.
To ensure the best system setup, end users must first consider operating conditions, then conduct thorough cost-benefit calculations.
In plants that process combustible materials, these motors avoid electrical damage often caused by energy-saving inverters.