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Title: Market transformation of energy-efficient motor technologies in the EU
Authors: Almeida, Aníbal T. de 
Fonseca, Paula 
Falkner, Hugh 
Bertoldi, Paolo 
Keywords: Electricity end-use efficiency; Motor systems; Energy-efficient motors
Issue Date: 2003
Citation: Energy Policy. 31:6 (2003) 563-575
Abstract: Based on a recent study carried out for the European Union (EU), this paper briefly characterizes the motor electricity end-use consumption in the industrial and in the services sectors, in the EU countries, and estimates the identified electricity savings potential with the application of energy-efficient motor technologies, namely energy-efficient motors, variable speed drives and efficient end-use devices (pumps, fans and compressors). Additionally, there is a detailed presentation of the barriers for the penetration of energy-efficient motor systems, which have been identified in the field, as well as an extensive description of the measures to overcome those barriers and promote energy-efficient motor systems.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10316/4073
Rights: openAccess
Appears in Collections:FCTUC Eng.Electrotécnica - Artigos em Revistas Internacionais

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