Is Power Factor Correction Considered a Sustainability Effort?

Is Power Factor Correction Considered a Sustainability Effort?

1 month ago
Yes, power factor correction (PFC) is considered a sustainability effort for a few reasons: Reduced Energy Consumption: While PFC doesn’t directly decrease total energy use (kWh), it improves the efficiency of the system, leading to lower overall energy losses. This translates to less energy being generated. Lower Grid Strain: By reducing reactive power draw and […]
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What Industries Benefit Most from Power Factor Correction

3 months ago
Power factor correction (PFC) offers advantages to any business that relies on electricity, but some industries see even greater benefits due to the nature of their electrical loads. Here’s a breakdown of industries that can reap the most rewards from PFC: Manufacturing: Heavy motor usage: Manufacturing facilities are full of motors powering machinery. These motors […]
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What is considered an “Optimal” Power Factor?

1 year ago
An optimal power factor rating depends on the specific electrical system and the goals of the operator. In general, a power factor rating close to unity (1.0) is considered optimal/Energy Efficient because it indicates that the electrical system is using power efficiently and effectively. Power factor is a measure of how effectively electrical power is […]
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Do you know what your facility Power Factor is?

1 year ago
A majority of company owners and facility managers are not aware of what their Power Factor number is. While some may know- even fewer know what it means.  A general assumption could be: “a low power factor implies low power consumption, meaning a lower electricity bill”- which is far from correct. Power Factor is an […]
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Energy Rates Continue to Go Up- with Indications of More Spikes in September…

2 years ago
In case you needed a few other reasons to check in to how efficiently your facility is operating- energy prices are going up with no end in site. Energy Efficiency Group is an energy efficiency consulting company that WILL NOT try to sell your organization something you do not want or need- we exist to […]
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