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ITRC Report No. R 94-002

Estimating the Payback for an Electrical VFD (Variable Frequency Drive) Application in a Pumping Plant Which Presently Spills Excess Pumpage

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This report includes equations and tips for pump selection criteria and estimating the annual KW-hr savings for a VFD installation, including the maximum potential savings and the approximate amount of KW-hr that would have been consumed if one pump had been converted to VFD.

 

 

Irrigation Training & Research Center.  1994.  Estimating the Payback for an Electrical VFD (Variable Frequency Drive) Application in a Pumping Plant Which Presently Spills Excess Pumpage.  ITRC, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, California, USA. ITRC Report No. R 94-002. 3 pp.


 

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