Electric Drive: It is a machine which gives mechanical power. e.g. drives employing electric motors are known as electric drives.
Following advantages of electric drive: 1. It is more economical. 2. It is more clean. 3. No air pollution. 4. It occupies less space. 5. It requires less maintenance. 6. Easy to start and control. 7. It can be remote controlled. 8. It is more flexible. 9. Its operating characteristics can be modified. 10. No standby losses. 11. High efficiency. 12. No fuel storage and transportation cost. 13. Less maintenance cost. 14. It has long life. 15. It is reliable source of drive.