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Energy management

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Variable speed drives help regulate energy consumption

(20/11/2014)
Emerson Industrial Automation is supplying Powerdrive MD2 variable speed drives to help regulate the energy consumption of a central fume aspiration system within an industrial foundry.
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Cutting refrigeration costs with low harmonic drives

(10/12/2013)
The McCain Food’s plant at Whittlesey, Peterborough, is the UK’s largest chip factory, producing 30 tonnes of frozen chips an hour. The company is using ABB low harmonic variable-speed drives to cut its site load from 7 MW to 6 MW.
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Drives offer energy savings in extraction system application

(28/08/2012)
A UK-based galvanising company is hoping to save over £10,000 a year in electrical energy costs while also cutting CO2 by 60 tonnes a year, following the installation of a standard drive on its fume extraction system.


Archive

  1. 02/01/2012 Drives offers energy savings in extraction system application

    A UK-based galvanising company is set hoping to save over £10,000 a year in electrical energy costs while also cutting CO2 by 60 tonnes a year, following the installation of a standard drive on its fume extraction system.

  2. 20/12/2011 IE3 motors promise impressive energy savings for odour control facility

    High-efficiency, IE3 class motors look set to save a UK-based pet food manufacturer around £26,000 per year on energy costs for a new odour control facility.

  3. 06/12/2011 Potential of PROFIenergy

    A new white paper describes how to save 30% energy in production applications.

  4. 21/11/2011 Emerson announces Smart Energy Initiative

    Emerson Process Management has announced the ‘Smart Energy Initiative’, a global programme designed to combine its industrial energy expertise with advanced energy management technologies.

  5. 19/10/2011 Putting the production process through its paces

    Dr Michael Bunk, TÜV SÜD Industrie Service and Dr Silvio Kammer, Innospec Leuna, discuss the process undertaken by the chemical company to implement a state of the art energy management system.

  6. 18/08/2011 Driving forward with energy saving compressed air system for printing machines

    Hobbs the Printers, one of the UK’s largest and oldest established specialist print firms, has succeeded in reducing its energy costs through the installation of Elmo Rietschle compressors and vacuum pumps fitted with variable-speed AC drives from Vacon.

  7. 02/08/2011 High efficiency motor/inverter package saves energy on furnace cooling system

    Engineering Steel Belgium (ESB) is saving €45,000 per annum on the operation of three cooling pumps on one of its electrical steel furnaces, since the installation of three WEG W22 132 kW, IE2 high efficiency motors, controlled by WEG CFW-09 variable speed drives.

  8. 05/07/2011 Inverter technology controls airflow and saves energy

    When a major animal feed manufacturer, employing 200 people across the UK and producing over 34,000 tonnes of product every year, explored energy saving opportunities, it contacted Rewinds & J. Windsor, an official drives partner for Control Techniques inverters.