With a continuous global effort to reduce our carbon footprint, refrigeration manufacturers are being pressured to develop more energy-efficient products.
Baldor has released a software estimating tool that enables users to evaluate the energy efficiency of electric motors and variable speed drives. Known as BE$T, the Baldor Energy Savings Tool can be downloaded free of charge from the company’s website.
Onset’s web-based Hobo U30 Remote Monitoring Systems are now compatible with NorthWrite’s Energy Expert software platform.
ABB has launched the ACS850 drive module which features an in-built energy saving calculator, embedded Modbus and drive-to-drive link, intelligent user interface with a series of assistant wizards, integrated safety functions, modular hardware and software, and a removable memory unit.
The electrical drive industry has an important role to play in the course of the developments in energy markets and the increasing awareness for protection of the environment.
As energy costs climb, companies are becoming more and more interested in improving energy productivity and efficiency. Luckily there are many ways this can be cost-effectively achieved.
Power from potato peel is just one of the approaches HJ Heinz is using to reduce its environmental footprint and implement its sustainability goals.
It is claimed that a new energy centre for a UK Heinz factory will be 14% more efficient due to help from ABB drives
Traditionally, pumps are started 'DOL' or direct on line. By that we mean when there is demand for (example) water, the operator throws a switch or closes a contactor and the pump turns on
Drying is the major process used at the Nerada Tea Estates plant in North Queensland, the largest tea growing and processing enterprise in Australia, where green leaf tea is converted into dry black tea
Businesses can benefit significantly by moving towards energy management practices. Energy management can be incorporated into existing business systems to provide an integrated approach to business sustainability
Organic materials from food industry waste streams will be converted into energy and value-added products such as biodegradable plastics and hydrogen using innovative technologies being developed at the University of South Australia.