Advanced Energy Blog

VFDs Controlling Chiller Pump Motors

By Charlie Martin | January 15, 2021

Charlie Martin is one of our senior energy engineers. Winter is a perfect time to conduct maintenance on your cooling system and the heart of that system, chillers. It’s also a perfect time to make adjustments to the various components[…]

Battery Storage Solutions for Customers and Utilities

By Colin Thompson and Julia Szeto | December 28, 2020

Battery storage systems are growing in popularity as technology improves, prices decline, and electric utilities and their customers recognize the benefits. Therefore, it is no surprise that system installations are increasing in homes, at businesses and for utility sites. The[…]

Practical Solutions to Industrial Power Quality Issues

By Jonathan Susser | June 9, 2020

Power delivery is changing. New technologies, devices and loads are coming online, and utilities cannot always guarantee flawless electricity distribution to industrial facilities. This combination can lead to power quality issues — stemming from both sides of the electric meter[…]

Going Electric in the Warehouse: Electric Forklifts

By Jonathan Susser | June 1, 2020

Forklifts, or lift trucks, are used in a variety of industries — from warehousing and storage to manufacturing to big-box retail to construction — to handle materials and load, unload and transport goods. Traditionally, this equipment has run on an[…]

Low- and No-Cost Ways to Decrease Energy Use

By Kristi Brodd | May 11, 2020

Buildings across the world have gone from being fully occupied to having just a few occupants, or even being empty, due to COVID-19 stay-at-home orders. The list below provides steps different facilities can take to decrease energy use during shutdowns[…]

North Carolina 50001 Ready™ Cohort

By Kristi Brodd | April 22, 2020

Are you interested in strategic energy management for your facility? Advanced Energy is creating a North Carolina 50001 Ready cohort that will walk through each step of the process and help you obtain recognition and improve your energy management processes.[…]