The authors wish to thank the U.S. Department of En-ergy and the Bonneville Power Administration for fund-ing this project. Particular thanks are due to CraigWohlgemuth and Joe Flores of Bonneville’s IndustrialTechnology Section for their encouragement, direction,and support. Karen Meadows, Washington State En-ergy Office’s Industrial Program Manager, Rob Gray,Vicki Zarrell, and Kim Lyons contributed energy auditinformation and a technical review as did Chris Picotteof the Montana Department of Natural Resources andConservation and Artie Dewey of the Idaho Depart-ment of Water Resources. Appreciation is also ex-tended to Austin Bonnett of U.S. ElectricalMotors, Jim Raba of the National Electrical Manufac-turers Association, K.K. Lobodovsky of Pacific Gasand Electric, James Arndt of Reliance Electric, GarySchurter of Marathon Electric, Mike Prater and AndyChien of Teco American, Michael Clemente of theLincoln Electric Company, Terry Thome of Grainger,Bill Green of General Electric, James McCormick of Baldor Electric, John Widstrand of Leeson Electric,Harold Musolf of Harris Electric Motors, and DennisBrown of Seattle Electrical Works for informationand/or review services provided.
This report was prepared by the Washington State En-ergy Office as an account of work sponsored by theUnited States Government. Neither the United Statesnor the Bonneville Power Administration, the State of Washington, the Washington State Energy Office, norany of their contractors, subcontractors, or their em-ployees, makes any warranty, expressed or implied, orassumes any legal responsibility for the accuracy, com-pleteness, or usefulness of any information,apparatus, product, or process disclosed withinthe report.