The lower the power factor, the more reactive power is needed by the utilities. This can result in: penalties, larger equipment (i.e. poles and wires) required to supply power, system capacity problems leading to ‘brown-outs’, higher operating costs due to maximum demand charges – kVAr (kVA) tariff and energy loss, more energy loss and energy requirements leads to an increase in CO2 emissions. To conclude we can say that increasing the Power Factor leads to direct savings.
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