Variable Frequency DrivesCosts & Benefits
|Parent Process: Core Motor System Components|
|Energy Savings Potential||
Reducing the motor speed from 100% to 80% with the use of VSDs can reduce energy consumption by up to 50% (Carbon Trust, 2011., p. 5)
|CO2 Emission Reduction Potential|
Variable Frequency DrivesSchematic
Variable Frequency Drives Videos
Variable Frequency Drives Publications
This Guidebook is an informational resource that identifies motor-related considerations that affect the overall efficiency of motor-driven systems.
This document from Carbon Trust provides an excellent overview of the VSDs including their working principles, potential benefits when applied in pumping and fan systems, and implementation considerations.