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Reliability of Open Public Electric Vehicle Direct Current Fast Chargers

Published David Rempel1, Carleen Cullen1,2, Mary Matteson Bryan1, Gustavo Vianna Cezar3, 1Department of Bioengineering, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA2Cool the Earth, Kentfield, CA, USA3SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, GISMo Group, CA, USA Abstract. In order to achieve a rapid transition to electric vehicle driving, a highly reliable and easy to use charging infrastructure is critical…

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Hybrid Switch for Capacitors Bank used in Reactive Power Compensation

Published by Adam RUSZCZYK1, Krzysztof KÓSKA1, Konrad JANISZ2ABB Corporate Research Centre, Poland (1), AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland (2) Abstract. This paper describes new concept of a switch dedicated for control of three-phase capacitor bank used for low voltage, reactive power compensation. The proposed device utilizes fully controlled IGBT transistors that gives possibility…

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Power Quality – IEEE 519-2022

Published by Comsys AB, website: comsys.se, ADF Technology: Power quality – IEEE 519-2022 A commonly used and very important standard is IEEE 519-2022 (previous versions IEEE 519-1992 and IEEE 519-2014). The standard, among other things, puts two requirements on harmonics; and absolute maximum THDU level, and a variable maximum TDD level. All limits are applied…

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Tropical Climate Effects on Corona Power Losses on 275 kV Transmission Lines in the South Sulawesi System

Published by Ikhlas KITTA, Salama MANJANG, Ida RACHMANIAR, Faris MARICARElectrical Engineering Department, Hasanuddin University, Indonesia Abstract. Electricity losses are very dependent on electric current and loss of the corona phenomenon. It is very clear that losses depend on network parameters, load behaviors and climatic factors. South Sulawesi is a tropical climate. This sector must be…

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Solving Electric Vehicle Development Challenges

Published by Mark Patrick, EE Power – Technical Articles: Solving Electric Vehicle Development Challenges, July 14, 2022. A potentially viable approach to solving the development challenges associated with electric vehicles to save both weight and cost. The growth in EV adoption is a clear and obvious trend, confirmed in several recent industry reports. While the pandemic…

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Are You Compliant with the IEEE 519-2022 Edition?

Published by Elspec LTD, website: elspec-ltd.com The IEEE 519 standard defines the voltage and current harmonics distortion criteria for electrical systems design. The IEEE 519-2022 edition replaces the 2014 edition from December 2022. The IEEE 519-2022 edition includes two important changes: • Installations with mixed loads and Inverter Based Resources/Distributed Energy Resources• Even current harmonics…

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Understanding the IEEE 519–2014 Standard for Harmonics

Published by Elspec LTD, website: elspec-ltd.com The IEEE 519-2014 standard defines the voltage and current harmonics distortion criteria for the design of electrical systems. The existed voltage and current waveforms in every part of the system are explained in this standard, and the waveform distortion goals for the system designer are established. The standard is…

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Assessment of the Impact of the Micro Wind Turbine on the Power Quality in the Distribution Network

Published by Marek GAŁA, Andrzej JĄDERKO, Politechnika Częstochowska, Wydział Elektryczny Abstract. The article presents the principles of measurements and assessment of power quality characteristics, with the power supplied by the micro wind turbine connected to the distribution network. It describes the basic technical parameters of the vertical axis micro wind turbine 10 kW and the…

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HARMONICS: Understanding the Facts – Part 3

Published by Richard P. Bingham Abstract. Understanding what is important to know about harmonics can be challenging for those without extensive electrical engineering backgrounds. This is third and final part of a three part series. This part will provide details on what causes harmonic problems and suggested solutions. What they look like One recent survey…

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PQSynergy™ International Conference & Exhibition

September 18th & 19th, 2023

21st Annual PQSynergy™ International Conference & Exhibition 2023

For 21 years, this conference has been recognized as an international forum to share experiences, information, requirements, problems and solutions on the state of the art for Power Quality, Energy Efficiency and Smart Grid.

An excellent networking opportunity in an informal atmosphere with presentations from around the world. 

Utilities will share their experiences in the area of power quality.
Large power users will share their present and future expectations for power quality.
Equipment suppliers will share their overall market perspective and their specific solutions for power quality problems. 

PQSynergy™ Conference Program

Location: Bangkok, Thailand
Venue & Time: TBD

Day 1: Power Quality
Monday September 18th, 2023

Power Quality day with special focus on new sources of PQ data for electrical distribution networks (Smart meters with PQ, Low Voltage transformer monitoring, substation monitoring), impact of Smart Grid and IEC61850 & digital relays.

Day 2: Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy
Tuesday September 19th, 2023

Energy Efficiency day with special focus on energy losses in the electrical distribution network, conservative energy technology and solution, renewable generation (solar, wind, and biofuels etc.) and the impact on electricity supply.

Power Quality (Thailand) Co., Ltd. | Instrument Rental

Offer | Instrument Rental program is designed to provide engineers and customers with High-end Power Quality Analyzers by Dranetz for a modest weekly or monthly payment.

The instruments offered are “State-of-the-Art and fully compliant with IEC 61000-4-30 Class A” and calibrated by a certified laboratory.

Electrotek Concepts, Inc.

Founded in Mountain View, California in 1984, Electrotek Concepts® is a leading power systems engineering consulting firm and software developer, catering to the needs of electric utilities, power transmission and distribution companies, product manufacturers, building and electrical system designers, research companies, government agencies, university students, and end users—residential, commercial and industrial.

We specialize in:

• Utility and large-scale power system monitoring and performance assessment
• Power management software & SmartGrid solutions
• Training and education

Electrotek is best known for its flagship product, PQView®. Now in its 4th major revision, PQView is the industry’s leading smartgrid database software application for power quality monitoring, analysis, reporting, and automatic fault location, all delivered on a thorough, yet easy-to-use platform.

Electrotek® Concepts | PQView®

What is PQView 4?

Developed in collaboration with EPRI® and Electric Utility partners globally, PQView 4 is the flagship product of Electrotek Concepts, Inc.—built from the ground up to be the best-in-class Power Quality data concentrator and analysis software. PQView can acquire and store data from multiple sources, and provide powerful data analytics and reporting capabilities via a responsive web enabled user interface.

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Power Quality (Thailand) Co., Ltd. 

We offer a wide range of power quality products and services, including electrical system power analysis, testing, monitoring, trouble analysis, fault diagnostics, ground current testing, leakage current testing, power quality sensitive testing, design advice for power quality and power quality training for end user and utility customer engineers.

PQSynergy™ International Conference and Exhibition

PQSynergy™ is an international forum to share experiences, requirements, questions, information, customer requirements, problems and solutions in the fast growth area of Quality of Supply (QOS) requirements of sensitive loads, Energy Conservation and Management and Power Quality Monitoring and Solutions. The conference is held normally in Thailand but occasionally is relocated around Asia.

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