March 2013: Innovation Keeps Motors Humming (Control Design Magazine)
This article discusses how machine designers and builders are striving to find new methods and materials in the quest for their competitive advantage.
March 2013: NovaTorque's Gen2.0 PremiumPlus+™ Motors Named a 2012 Design News "Golden Mousetrap" Finalist
January 2013: CES Group, LLC to Offer NovaTorque PremiumPlus+™ Motors in its FANWALL TECHNOLOGY® Systems
January 2013: Maximize Energy Efficiency in Variable Speed Applications, Cost-Effectively, with NovaTorque’s Gen2.0 PremiumPlus+™ Motors
November 2012: Energy Efficiency by the Numbers (Plant Services Magazine)
This article discusses how legislative and rare-earth-metal pressures are adding up to long-term savings for motor users.
September 2012: Improving Energy Efficiency with Motor Innovations (Motion System Design Magazine)
This article discusses how new efficiency standards have made improvements in motor efficiency a priority for motor manufacturers and designers of motor-driven systems, and how that efficiency is being achieved.
June 2012: Controlling Comfort and Cost (Distributed Energy Magazine)
This article addresses how HVAC and energy efficiency are combining to reduce energy bills and improve indoor environments.
June 20, 2012: NovaTorque Gen2.0 PremiumPlus+™ Motors Named a Winner of the 50th Annual R&D 100 Awards
The R&D 100 Awards recognize the 100 most technologically significant products introduced over the past year.
May 31, 2012: NovaTorque Electric Motors – High Efficiency at Low Cost, Enabled by Better Design (Essinova)
Electric motors consume nearly half of all electricity generated in the world today. This video interview with Emily Ligget, CEO of NovaTorque at the CleanTech Form in San Francisco shows how the innovative design of NovaTorque electric motors delivers higher efficiency at lower cost.
May 18, 2012: NovaTorque Reinvents Electric Motors (San Francisco Business Times)
This article provides an overview of how NovaTorque's innovative motor design has gained traction with the venture capital community.
May 3, 2012: How to Raise Motor Efficiency (Control Design magazine)
This article reviews how striving for more efficiency can entail examining motors and entire systems.
April 30, 2012: What Rare Earth Shortages Mean for Engineers, Part 4 (Design News magazine)
This article addresses how focusing flux in three dimensions enables ferrite-magnet motors to compete with rare earth designs.
April 10, 2012: What Rare Earth Shortages Mean for Engineers, Part 3 (Design News magazine)
The cost of rare earth elements remains high, and it appears as if that isn't going to change anytime soon. This article takes a look at some alternatives for permanent magnet motor designs.
April 2012: Achieving High Electric Motor Efficiency (Power Transmission Engineering magazine)
This article goes in-depth to explain how permanent magnet (PM) motors made with ferrite magnets can significantly exceed the current NEMA Premium and IE3 efficiency standards, and even the proposed future IE4 motor efficiency standards, while still being highly cost-effective in the marketplace.
April 5, 2012: How's Your Motor IQ? (Machine Design magazine)
This article provides a technical overview of AC induction motors, DC brush motors, brushless PM motors, standard axial PM motors, NovaTorque-style axial PM motors, switched reluctance motors, stepper motors and in-hub wheel motors.
March 12, 2012: How to Push Motor Efficiency (Control Design magazine)
Have induction motors reached the end of their efficiency? This article provides diverse perspectives from various industry sources.
Feb 16, 2012: Motor Designs Mitigate High Neodymium Prices (Motion Control Association)
This article considers alternative motor design techniques that deliver effective and economical systems.
Feb 14, 2012: Motor Designs Focus on Energy Efficiency (Control Engineering magazine)
Of the total cost of ownership of an electric motor in an industrial or commercial application, 98% is the cost of powering the motor over its lifetime. This article focuses on the importance of energy efficiency in the purchase decision.
Feb 1, 2012: No End in Sight for Motor Efficiency Gains (Energy Efficiency & Technology magazine)
Many engineers look at NEMA Premium grade as the gold standard for induction motor efficiency. This article addresses technical innovations that make possible even more power-miserly designs.
Feb, 2012: For Some Industries, Rare Earth Elements Becoming Rarer Still (Power Transmission Engineering magazine)
This article considers the issue of the rarity and expense of rare earth elements, as well as alternatives.
Jan 16, 2012: Maximize Energy Efficiency in Fan and Pump Applications with NovaTorque's Gen2.0 PremiumPlus+™ Brushless PM Motors
Jan 16, 2012: Maximize Energy Efficiency in Variable Speed Applications with NovaTorque's Gen2.0 PremiumPlus+™ Brushless PM Motors
Jan 15, 2011: Energy Utility Report - NovaTorque PremiumPlus+™ motors are more efficient than standard/premium induction motors.
Oct 31, 2011: NovaTorque coverage in Control Engineering
July 20, 2011: Lawrence Berkeley Max Tech and Beyond Report: Maximizing Appliance and Equipment Efficiency by Design
June 30, 2011: HVAC Moves Toward Higher Efficiency ECM Motors
Mar 11, 2011: ME Magazine, Tech Focus Alan Brown Straight Path to Motor Efficiency
Dec 16, 2010: New Motors Reach New Applications
Dec 5, 2010: Energy Utility chooses NovaTorque PremiumPlus+™ motor for demonstration project.
Nov 29, 2010: NovaTorque appoints Scott Johnson Vice President - Sales.
Nov 18, 2010: A New Electric Motor Design
Nov 15, 2010: An Electric Motor That Cures The Rare Earth Blues
Oct 29, 2010: NovaTorque introduces 2 and 3 HP PremiumPlus+™ motors.
Sept 1, 2010: Alan Crapo, a highly-respected electric motor industry veteran, joins the team at NovaTorque.
July 12, 2009: Business Week Tech Pioneers 2009
Dec 04, 2008: Time Anita Hamilton Tech Pioneers