Harmonic Measurement Data Evaluation

Published by Electrotek Concepts, Inc., PQSoft Case Study: Harmonic Measurement Data Evaluation, Document ID: PQS1001, Date: March 15, 2010. Abstract: Utility power system harmonic problems can often be solved using a comprehensive approach including site surveys, harmonic measurements, and computer simulations. This case study presents a harmonic data analysis for a utility12.47kV substation monitoring location forContinue reading “Harmonic Measurement Data Evaluation”

Transient Performance of Interconnected Wind Turbine Grounding Systems

Published by Blagoja MARKOVSKI, Leonid GRCEV, Vesna ARNAUTOVSKI-TOSEVA, Marija KACARSKA,Ss. Cyril and Methodius University of Skopje, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technologies Abstract. We analyze the transient grounding characteristics of interconnected wind turbine grounding systems, for fast rising current pulses. By increasing the number of wind turbines, influences on harmonic impedance and transient potentialContinue reading “Transient Performance of Interconnected Wind Turbine Grounding Systems”

Harmonic Current Cancellation Evaluation

Published by Electrotek Concepts, Inc., PQSoft Case Study: Harmonic Current Cancellation Evaluation, Document ID: PQS1002, Date: March 15, 2010. Abstract: Utility power system harmonic problems can often be solved using a comprehensive approach including site surveys, harmonic measurements, and computer simulations. This case study presents the results for a customer step-down transformer harmonic current cancellation evaluation.Continue reading “Harmonic Current Cancellation Evaluation”

Importance of Power Quality – Motor

Published by Emerich Energy Private Limited Power quality is of prime importance in deciding the efficiency of any motor. Some of the critical parameters of power quality are • Harmonics• Voltage Unbalance• Voltage Fluctuations In an alternating current (AC) system, the voltage potential and the current through the load circuit are described in frequency andContinue reading “Importance of Power Quality – Motor”

General Reference – Effects of Harmonics at Industrial Facilities

Published by Electrotek Concepts, Inc., PQSoft Case Study: General Reference – Effects of Harmonics at Industrial Facilities, Document ID: PQS0409, Date: September 30, 2004. Abstract: Harmonic currents injected into the system by nonlinear loads, and the voltage distortion they create as they flow through system impedances, can reduce equipment operating reliability and service life. Potential problemsContinue reading “General Reference – Effects of Harmonics at Industrial Facilities”

How High Voltage PTs (VTs) and CTs Limit the Input to PQ Voltage Transient Measuring Instruments and Limit the High Order Harmonic Accuracies of Voltage and Current

Published by Terry Chandler, Director of Engineering, Power Quality Thailand Ltd. & Power Quality Inc., USA. Application Note, Sept. 2013Emails: terryc@powerquality.org, terryc@powerquality.co.th Typical PTs and CTs cause errors and issues in PQ measurements in three areas: 1. Harmonics As the PT and CT have very poor frequency response, they are in affect are a low pass filter onContinue reading “How High Voltage PTs (VTs) and CTs Limit the Input to PQ Voltage Transient Measuring Instruments and Limit the High Order Harmonic Accuracies of Voltage and Current”

General Reference – Modeling for Harmonic Analysis

Published by Electrotek Concepts, Inc., PQSoft Case Study: General Reference – Modeling for Harmonic Analysis, Document ID: PQS0303, Date: January 10, 2003. Abstract: Harmonics have existed on electric power systems for many years. Recently, however, much more attention has been given to monitoring and analyzing the presence and effects of harmonics on utility and customer devicesContinue reading “General Reference – Modeling for Harmonic Analysis”

Harmonic Evaluation at an Industrial Facility

Published by Electrotek Concepts, Inc., PQSoft Case Study: Harmonic Evaluation at an Industrial Facility, Document ID: PQS0502, Date: March 31, 2005. Abstract: A harmonic evaluation was performed at the plastic film manufacturer’s facility. The goals of the evaluation were to develop a solution to mitigate the harmonic voltage distortion caused by the ac and dc adjustableContinue reading “Harmonic Evaluation at an Industrial Facility”

Harmonic Resonance Evaluation for Feeder and Substation Capacitor Banks

Published by Electrotek Concepts, Inc., PQSoft Case Study: Harmonic Resonance Evaluation for Feeder and Substation Capacitor Banks, Document ID: PQS0706, Date: July 27, 2007. Abstract: A utility operates feeder and substation capacitor banks on a 25.56kV distribution feeder. The utility uses frequency scan simulations to determine the effect of distribution feeder and substation capacitor banks onContinue reading “Harmonic Resonance Evaluation for Feeder and Substation Capacitor Banks”

Effect of Distribution Feeder Loading on Harmonic Resonance

Published by Electrotek Concepts, Inc., PQSoft Case Study: Effect of Distribution Feeder Loading on Harmonic Resonance, Document ID: PQS0703, Date: July 26, 2007. Abstract: A utility operates 1200 kVAr and 600 kVAr capacitor banks on a 25.56kV distribution feeder. The utility uses frequency scan simulations to determine the effect of the capacitor banks and seasonal loadContinue reading “Effect of Distribution Feeder Loading on Harmonic Resonance”