Variable Speed Drives:
Reducing energy costs in dairy parlours
Vacuum pumps account for about 80% of the energy used by equipment in dairy parlours. Farmers can dramatically cut their energy costs by installing Variable Speed Drives (VSDs) to optimise milking systems.
Topics in this brochure include:
What is a VSD?
How can VSDs save electricity in your dairy parlour?
Things to consider before installing a VSD.
VDS’ benefits – going beyond energy efficiency.
Eskom’s national Advisory Service.