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Depending on use patterns, an electric motor can use four to 10 times its purchase price in electricity annually. Because of this it’s important to consider  operating costs as well as capital costs when selecting electric motors. The following article suggests some strategies that can be used to improve the energy efficiency of electric motors on pumping installations, but the same principles can be applied to any infrastructure using electric motors.