Saving Energy Through Pumping

The efficient and effective use of the global pumping stock is imperative, the number of pumps being used are growing at an accelerated rate through the continued industrialisation of economies in order to contain the global carbon emissions.

Recorded: 17 Oct 2016

Webinar Overview

Pumps are one of the most common pieces of domestic and industrial equipment and are used in almost all areas of life, from domestic water transfer and heating systems, through to large scale water transfer and irrigation schemes and power generation. This webinar will outline that on a global basis, pumps consume between 12% to 16% of all electricity generated and that the average potential energy recovery across the whole of a pump’s system is up to 50%.

However, much of this wasted energy can be saved through the application of effective energy conservations methods and the webinar outlines what are the main areas that can be targeted to reduce the users’ cost of operation, from simple asset improvement, through to the frictional considerations and the effective operation of pumps in parallel and at multi-station locations.

The efficient and effective use of the global pumping stock is imperative, the number of pumps being used are growing at an accelerated rate through the continued industrialisation of economies in order to contain the global carbon emissions.

As a starting point, the EU have highlighted that out of the 600 TWh of energy used for pumping, a reduction of 125 TWh is the expected through the use of legislation and regulation and financial policies.