USA


You can find here an overview on the current motor systems policies of the six EMSA countries and the European Union.

 

MEPS Minimum Energy Performance Standards

NGO Non-governmental organisation

SME Small and medium sized enterprises

VSD Variable speed drive

Usa
USA

Mandatory requirements

Program name

Scope

 

 

Building Technologies Program

MEPS for 60 Hz electric motors from 1-500 hp:

Enforcement

Executing organisation

Legal basis

2011 - to date (MEPS for motors in effect since 1997)

Department of Energy (government)

Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA 2007)

Information & training

Program name

 

  1. Advanced Manufacturing Office (former Industrial Technologies Program)
  2. Motor Decisions Matter

Scope

 

  1. training, tools, energy assessments, projects database, voluntary commitment to energy efficiency, energy management
  2. public awareness raising, tools, events

Duration

Executing organisation

ongoing

  1. Department of Energy (government)
  2. Consortium for Energy Efficiency (non-profit)

Program link

 

  1. www1.eere.energy.gov/manufacturing/index.html
  2. www.motorsmatter.org

logo Motor Decisions Matter

Financial incentives

All programs can be found in the State Incentives & Resource Database: www1.eere.energy.gov/manufacturing/states/state_activities/incentive_search.aspx

 

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