Green Motors Practices Group
Verifying "Craftsmen Saving Energy"

Market Enhancement

The collaboration workshop is a way for both utility and motor service centers to expand current market offerings by leveraging existing offerings.

Quality Motor Service Centers?

Either/or GMPG verification and EASA Accreditation are excellent ways for utilities and motor manufacturers seeking warranty services to differentiate the "quality" motor service center from "good-enough" market players.

Motor End-user Workshops

"Installed Variable Frequency Drives and Electric Motors", designed specifically to satisfy attendee requests.  Limited instructor lecture, mostly fast paced interactive group discussion.

In Person Training, Workshops and Education

Montana End-user Workshops, "Installed Variable Frequency Drives and Electric Motors"

Hosted by Northwestern Energy at the following locations:

  • May 8, 2017 Billings, Montana
  • May 9, 2017 Bozeman, Montana
  • May 10, 2017 Great Falls, Montana
  • May 11, 2017 Helena, Montana
  • May 12, 2017 Missoula, Montana

Montana Electrician 8 hours of industry related CEUs available for attending. If you're Northwestern Energy customer, the $250 fee is waived.

Utility and Motor Service Center Collaboration, locations to be announced

This "Collaborative" workshop is designed for motor service centers and electric utility staff to better understand products and services available from attending organizations. A series of half day collaborative workshops will be provided at no cost to attendees at nine various venue locations throughout much of the four State Pacific Northwest, began in 2014 continuing through 2018.

Who should attend?

  • Motor service centers whether GMPG members and non-members. This includes their owners, executives, field technicians, outside and inside sales representatives;
    • Delivering energy related and energy efficient product information (e.g. VFDs, soft starters, pump coatings, NEMA Premium motors);
    • Present energy efficiency services offering (e.g. energy measure and verify, motor driven system optimization);
  • NW Public Power and Investor Owned Utilities, northwest energy efficiency organizations and their staff  participating in the Green Motor Initiative presentation topics might include;
    • Energy efficiency programs for industrial, commercial and agricultural customers;
    • Outline program processes that motor service centers might use to assist their customers;
    • Drill into documentation requirements line by line to reduce efficiency program concerns;
    • Create and extend vicinity market networking.