Environmental Contribution of the Year
Awarded for the pump product, system or service, which has made a significant contribution to environmental issues, such as energy savings, emissions control, noise reduction or life cycle costs.
Our 2017 Finalists
ETM Direct Drive Peristaltic Pumps
ETM Direct Drive motors offer pump applications a highly efficient, low cost alternative to incumbent AC gearmotors. Pumps can now be driven directly by the motor, which eliminates the need for an inefficient gearbox and all the losses that go with it!
Compared to the AC gearmotor system, ETM reduces power consumption by up to 54% in pump systems, as well as a 60% reduction in weight, size, and cost of the pump drive system.
The Anaerobic Digestion System at Broom House Farm
The Anaerobic Digestion System at Broom House Dairy Farm owes a significant amount of its success to the Wilo hardware and technical know-how of the Wilo technical team. The newly expanded system saw the inclusion of nine energy saving pumps – Wilo Yonos-MAXO and Wilo Stratos models.
225mW of electricity to the grid, 80% smell reduction from the slurry treated, 8-10% increase in milk yield and stronger healthier calves – all benefits directly resulting from the system.
Siemens installation of Variable Speed Drives on Marchwood Power Station Main Cooling Water Pumps
Marchwood Power Station is located near Southampton on the Solent estuary and in 2015, they contracted Siemens DF&PD to convert three mechanically throttled pump systems on the plant cooling water intake system to variable speed flow control.
On completion of the project, the power station has seen significant energy savings and a dramatically improved station power output (more MW's for the same fuel usage) based upon optimised cooling.