The electric motor converts electrical energy into
mechanical energy. Motors convert approximately 50% of all electricity
into motion for driving modern society. Products consist of motors rated
from 1/1,000 up to 50,000 HP and rated up to 13,800 volts. They include
fractional horsepower (HP) motors, medium AC and DC machines, and large
AC and DC machines.
The NEMA Premium® energy
efficiency motors program, the first verification program of its kind
for motor efficiency, is often specified in commercial, industrial, and
government contracts to help purchasers optimize motor systems
efficiency, reduce electrical power consumption and costs, and improve
As the voice of the industry, Members
collaborate with regulators, other trade associations, and other
electroindustry stakeholders to develop standards and policy.