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Power factor correction

Technology Description

Reducing reactive power to make installations more energy efficient.

Energy saving benefit and/or carbon reductions:

  • Potentially helps reduce energy bills
  • Reduces current through cables
  • Reduces carbon at power source

Upskilling advice

No additional specialist training required for installation but applications knowledge recommended.

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Power Factor Correction

(PDF, 1.1 MB)

Guidance on power factor correction - an increasingly important element of an electrical installation.