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How to maximize the benefit of PFC technology for utility customer

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YCZhang
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YCZhang   8/14/2012 6:42:07 PM
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It should be clarified that PFC technology is still mainly applied in industrial customer sites although it has come out for several decades. The trend is more and more commercial customers would be charged for reactive power consumption and they were suggested or required to install PFC devices. The motivation of this article is to let both the customers and power supplier know how to install an appropriate PFC device for the customer site depending on the operation mode and characteristics of their loads.

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ogdenj   7/2/2012 11:24:49 AM
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I find this article very useful instead. It nicely shows that even for 15KW reactive load which is typical to small business sites - it is feasible to introduce PFC.

Sanjib.A
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Sanjib.A   6/30/2012 2:15:33 PM
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Yeah...I could not find anything new in this paper. I have been seeing the practice of using the fixed or switched capacitance banks to compensate the inductive KVarh in medium to large scale industries in India since long time. Though, I feel that the laws could be stricter enforce this for small businesses and housing also.

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prabhakar_deosthali   6/30/2012 6:44:55 AM
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Using PFC for reducing reactive power consumption is not something new. Even in the developing nation like India, I have seen such PFC measures are being taken even some 40 years back . Most of the heavy industries have metering of reactive power usage and billing based on the reactive power.

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