Energy Efficiency & Demand Side Management

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Service Area

Energy Efficiency

Project Title

International Motor Challenge (IMC)





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Scheduled Completion


Project Description and Summary of Services






This project involved an assessment of the market and the promotion of the use of energy-efficient motors.   IIEC leveraged other activities to oversee specific activities in India and to provide support for Motor Challenge activities in other Asian countries. 

Important activities included:
- Building in-country support among key Indian organizations to participate in the Indian Motor Challenge Program by:
  1. Arranging a roundtable meeting between Indian industry representatives and key organizations in India;
  2. Providing technical advice on the availability and applicability of existing Motor Challenge materials to the Indian market.
- Identifying several key organizations in China that are active in promoting energy efficiency that may be interested in working with DOE on a Motor Challenge Program in China.
- Coordinating with local organizations in the Philippines on using Motor Challenge materials and organizing follow-up activities such as a Motor Challenge workshop.

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