Premium Motor Program Gains Wide-Ranging Support
NEMA says that electric motors consume 10 to 25 times their purchase price in electricity each year. So even small increases in efficiency can provide energy savings that go directly to the bottom line. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) estimates that the program will save 5,800 gigawatts of electricity and eliminate the release of nearly 80 million metric tons of carbon emissions over the next decade.
Publication date: 10/01/2001