Understanding Power Factor

Webinar Overview

This webinar explores the basics of Power Factor and Power Factor correction, helping participants develop an understanding of why Power Factor is important to both industrial facilities and utility companies, as well as learn about the benefits and drawbacks of common correction methods. Real examples from industrial facilities illustrate how having a low Power Factor can increase utility bill charges and negatively affect production equipment.


Part 1 - Understanding PF

Understanding Power Factor

  • Presenter:  Eric DeLodder, KPPC Senior Sustainability Engineer.
  • Duration:  19 minutes, 30 seconds.

Part 2 - Case Considerations

Power Factor Case Considerations

  • Presenter:  Andrew Carter, KPPC Sustainability Engineer.
  • Duration:  17 minutes, 02 seconds.

Part 3 - Harmonics

Power Factor Harmonics

  • Presenter:  Eric DeLodder, KPPC Senior Sustainability Engineer.
  • Duration:  16 minutes, 37 seconds.


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