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Concepts

o Green Business
o Smart Motor Systems [Manufacturing]
o Smart Logistics [Transportation]
o Smart Buildings [Building]
o Smart Grids [Power]

Green Business

A "green business" is understood as an organization that uses renewable resources and carries out its firm activities with compliance to environmental laws and regulations, and minimizes unnecessary use of resources such as energy and water while aiming for waste reduction. In essence, a "green business" is to be environmentally sustainable and socially responsible. http://ecopreneurist.com/2008/05/23/finding-your-path-defining-green-for-your-business/


ICT in Manufacturing Sector

Smart Motor Systems

Motor systems are devices that convert electricity into mechanical power. Electric motors consume around 60% of the total electricity supplied to industries in the world. http://www.peak.co.nz/mso/ Examples of motor systems include transformers used in compressors and pumps and those embedded in disk drives of computer equipments. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electric_motor

Motor systems are mandatory to drive the Manufacturing sector and as this sector expands, so will the demand for energy.

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