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

 

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ITRC Report No.

R 94-002

 
 

Length

3 pages

 
 

Sponsor

California Energy Commission

 
 

Full Reference

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.

 

 

 

Summary

 

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.

 


 

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