Power Factor Correction

Load power factor has a significant effect on the losses experienced by equipment and the electrical network which is fixed by power factor correction.

 


What is power factor?

The technical  definition of a power factor in AC circuits is the ratio of real power (kW) used to do work and apparent power (kVA) supplied to the load.

Ideally this should be 1, meaning that all the power supplied to the load is being used to the work unfortunately in the most real world situations this is not the case.

What is Power Factor Correction?

Load power factor has a significant effect on the losses experienced by a customer equipment and electrical network. It can be improved by the design and on installation of local or plant wide power factor correction solutions.

Premium Power has considerable experience in designing, supplying, commissioning and project managing power factor correction solutions for industrial, commercial and utility applications. Likewise, Premium Power can provide the most cost effective power factor correction solutions tailored to meet any exacting demands.

How we  can help your power factor correction issues?

 

Premium Power offer a full range of solutions at LV and HV from Nokian Capacitors  (An Alstom Company) to solve your Power Factor Problems. Nokian have an enviable reputation as the very best products.

 

Image for Nokian Capacitors

 

 

 Advantages of Power Factor Correction

 

Power Factor Correction reduces cost and increases reliability
  • Reduce capital expenses up to 30% – Optimise electrical system capacity, avoid oversizing and limit redundant capacity.
  • Reduce energy losses by up to 30% – Optimise power consumption, reduce total process energy consumption and reduce CO2 emissions.
  • Reduce reactive energy billing penalties and lower operating expenses up to 10% – Boost power factor to lower utility bills and reduce losses in transformers and conductors.
  • Improve power system and equipment reliability up to 18% – Increase power quality to improve business performance and reduce unplanned outages, as well as enhance the reliability and service life of electrical devices, while reducing harmonics stress and potential damage to your electrical network.

 

[inbound_button font_size=”20″ color=”#5c8b3a” text_color=”#ffffff” icon=”” url=”https://premium-power.com/contact-us/” width=”” target=”_self”]Contact Us[/inbound_button]

VarSet LV Low Voltage Capacitor Bank

Suitable capacitors for any harmonic level and type of loads

VarSet LV Low Voltage Capacitor Bank

Large choice of wall-mounted enclosures from 9 to 300 kvar and floor-standing units from 50 to 1150 kvar

"We have years of experience in designing, supplying, commissioning and project managing power factor correction solutions. We can provide the most cost effective power factor correction solutions tailored to meet any exacting demands."
George Mokl, Electrical Engineer

Recent News & Events

Global Energy Showcase 5 – 6 September 2018

Premium Power’s Alan O’Kelly will be attending and presenting at the Global Energy Showcase from the 5th to 6th September 2018. The showcase which aims to highlight current and future ...

Read More
Arc Flash training

Arc Flash Risk Management Training

We know through experience that awareness of the hazards of arc flash is not enough and that is why we have designed this special Arc Flash Risk Management course.  This half ...

Read More

Reducing Arc Flash Incident Energy – Arc Relays

How to reduce the severity of an arc flash event by over 80% even in areas of tight protection coordination constraints   Arc flash levels also known as Incident energy ...

Read More

Please activate some Widgets.