Where to Go For Help

Published by CEA Technologies Inc. (CEATI), POWER QUALITY Energy Efficiency Reference Guide, Chapter 5 – Where to Go For Help.


Web Resources

IEEE Standards Information

Home of the IEEE standards; in particular 446; 519; 1100 (“The Emerald Book”, considered the key IEEE reference on power quality); 1159; 1250 and 1346.

Copper.org

A site by the Copper Development Organization responsible for promoting the use of copper; check out the reference primer on power quality.

Power Standards Laboratory

A web site from principal, Alex McEachern, about voltage sags.

Underwriters Laboratories, Inc.

A good power quality reference is UL Standard 1449, second edition that describes performance specifications for surge protection devices.

Power Quality Guidelines for Energy Efficient Device Application

This guidebook has three primary objectives:

  1. To improve guidelines for minimizing any undesirable power quality impacts of energy saving technologies;
  2. To provide an understanding of the energy savings potential of power quality related technologies; and,
  3. To provide guidelines for evaluating “black box” technologies.

Semiconductor Equipment Materials International

SEMI F47, Specification for Semiconductor Processing Equipment Voltage Sag Immunity, is available from SEMI.

International SEMATECH Technology Transfers

This web site is by Sematech, a consortium of semiconductor manufacturers and tool manufacturers. It contains the report, “Guide for the Design of Semiconductor Equipment to Meet Voltage Sag Immunity Standards.”

IEC Standards Information

Information about types of disturbance, emission and immunity, etc., as well as the different IEC Standards can be found at: http://www.iec.ch/zone/emc/whatis.htm

National Fire Protection Association

Information about electrical safety can be found at: http://www.nfpa.org

CSA Relevant Standards

Standards are available at:

http://www.csa-intl.org/onlinestore/GetCatalogDrillDown.asp?Parent=183

CAN/CSA-C61000-2-2-04
Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) – Part 2-2:Environment Compatibility Levels for Low Frequency Conducted Disturbances and Signaling in Public Low-Voltage Power Supply Systems.”

CAN/CSA-CEI/IEC 61000-2-8-04
Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) – Part 2-8: Environment Voltage Dips and Short Interruptions on Public Electric Power Supply Systems with Statistical Measurement Results.

CAN/CSA-C61000-3-3-06
Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) – Part 3-3: Limits Limitation of Voltage Changes, Voltage Fluctuations and Flicker in Public Low-Voltage Supply Systems, for Equipment with Rated Current <= 16 A per Phase and Not Subject to Conditional Connection.

CAN/CSA C61000-3-6-04
Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) – Part 3: Limits Section 6: Assessment of Emission Limits for Distorting Loads in MV and HV Power Systems – Basic EMC Publication.

CAN/CSA-C61000-3-7-04
Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) – Part 3: Limits Section 7: Assessment of Emission Limits for Fluctuating Loads in MV and HV Power Systems – Basic EMC Publication.

CAN/CSA-CEI/IEC 61000-4-11-05
Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) – Part 4-11: Testing and Measurement Techniques – Voltage Dips, Short Interruptions and Voltage Variations Immunity Tests.

CAN/CSA-CEI/IEC 61000-4-34-06
Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) – Part 4-34: Testing and Measurement Techniques – Voltage Dips, Short Interruptions and Voltage Variations Immunity Tests for Equipment with Input Current More Th an 16 A per Phase.

CAN/CSA-C61000-3-11-06
Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) – Part 3-11:Limits Limitation of Voltage Changes, Voltage Fluctuations and Flicker in Public Low-Voltage Supply Systems – Equipment with Rated Current <= 75 A and Subject to Conditional Connection.

CEATI Reference Documents

• T984700 5103
Canadian Power Quality Survey 2000

• T034700 5120
Review of Flicker Measurement of the CEA DPQ Survey 2000

• T014700 5113
Sag, Swell and Short Interruption Evaluation from the Canada PQ Survey 2000

• T044700 5123
Power Quality Impact Assessment of Distributed Wind Generation

• T044700 5126
Customer Power Factor Correction Capacitor Application Guide

• T014700 5110
An Automated Method for Assessment of Harmonics From Non-Linear Loads and Distributed Generators

• T004700 5108
Techniques to Assess Harmonic Distortions for Systems with Distributed Harmonic Sources

• T984700 5102
The Impact of the Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) Concept of Power Quality in The North American Electricity Industry

• T024700 5115
Solutions to PQ Disturbance Problems of Sensitive Equipment

• T024700 5114
Establishing Power Quality Guidelines

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