There have been considerable changes in the generation, transmission, distribution and means of use of electrical power.
Apart from Renewable Energy Solutions (which are covered in other sections of this website) there are many solutions that can be implemented in any electrical installation that can save the User plenty of kilowatt hours and big money.
There are no "silver bullets", although many solutions may be applicable to many installations, there are still a myriad of other specialized solutions that can be tempered to any clients needs and circumstances.
There are many issues to be considered. Foremost among these are what is the actual electrical power consumption, which equipment or systems take a "lions share" of the electrical power consumed, allowable budgets that the customer may have, space available for the installation of any new equipment and what solutions are available to him, within his present circumstances.
Before any solution may be recommended, it is imperative that a Power Survey is performed in any electrical installation. Just like a Medical Doctor would require different Lab tests, X-rays etc, as tools for reaching his diagnosis for a patient; we also need to know the behavior and basic details of the existing electrical distribution of any installation. Only then can an energy savings consultant begin to make real recommendations that will accomplish the desired lowering of the electrical consumption of any particular installation.
Some of the examples of procedures that need to be performed and some of the most popular solutions for saving energy are covered in this section. These are: