Energy-efficient Motion Control

Manufacturers Are Using Energy-efficient Motion Control to Reduce Energy Consumption

3 Quick Tips for Energy-Efficient Motion Control Machine Design, August 21, 2017 With energy-efficiency standards becoming stricter, manufacturers aim to be more environmentally friendly by reducing carbon emissions across the factory work space but also do not want to sacrifice efficiency and performance to do so. Manufacturers are introducing more automated systems to the factory […]

Center Pivot Irrigation Systems

Energy Consumption Cut in Half With Improved Center Pivot Irrigation Systems

Agricultural energy efficiency tour: Replacing inefficient irrigation systems Michigan State University Extension, August 9, 2017 After conducting a Michigan Farm Energy Audit, Grand Valley Farm, the host site for the Aug. 17 agricultural energy efficiency tour, found it could cut energy expenses by more than 50 percent by replacing two traveling guns with a more energy efficient […]

Transcritical CO2 Store

First Transcritical CO2 Store Opened in New South Wales

Woolworths’ first transcritical CO2 store r744.com, July 23, 2017 On 16 May retail giant Woolworths opened its first transcritical CO2 store, in Colebee, New South Wales. Designed for ambient temperatures of up to 45°C, fitting the robust system has helped to train local HVAC&R talent along the way, laying the foundations for future growth of natural refrigerant-based […]

electric motor measured effiiciency

World Record Set for Electric Motor Efficiency

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 […]