U.S. Adoption of High-Efficiency Motors and Drives: Lessons Learned

U.S. Adoption of High-Efficiency Motors and Drives: Lessons Learned
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Marcy Lowe | Ruggero Golini | Gary Gereffi

Motor systems used by manufacturing industries play a large role in national energy profiles. In the United States, industrial motor systems account for about 17% of total electricity use. U.S. adoption of more efficient motors and motor systems could save an estimated 62-104 billion kilowatt hours of electricity annually, at a cost savings of $3-5 billion. This research was prepared by Duke CGGC and sponsored by the Corporate Partnerships Program of the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF).

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