Turning Point - January 1998

    Research output: NRELBrochure


    By making mechanical and electrical modifications to five of its oil wells under a Motor Challenge Showcase Demonstration project, OXY USA (a subsidiary of Occidental Petroleum Corporation) reduced energy consumption by more than 12 percent and achieved total annual savings of $5,362. Other stories in the newsletter focus on the Compressed Air Challenge, a national initiative to promote efficientand effective industrial compressed air systems, a detailed discussion of what to believe--and what NOT to believe--about the efficiency numbers stamped on electric motor nameplates; and increasing international interest in establishing programs similar to Motor Challenge.
    Original languageAmerican English
    Number of pages8
    StatePublished - 1998

    NREL Publication Number

    • NREL/BR-330-23379

    Other Report Number

    • DOE/GO-10098-415


    • EE
    • electric motor systems
    • energy efficiency


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