Electric motors and efficiency. Should they be repaired or replaced?

Electric motors use almost 50% of the electricity in Europe and are subject to the EU’s ecological design requirements. These requirements fulfill energy efficiency criteria and are mandatory for all manufacturers and suppliers that wish to sell their products in the EU.

By using more efficient motors, it would be possible to save around 135 TWh of electricity in Europe by 2020, which is the equivalent of Sweden’s entire annual electricity consumption. This means that we would eliminate more than 60 million tons of CO2 emissions. Read more