Power Quality Issues, Solutions and Standards: A Technology Review

Published by P. M. Balasubramaniam1 and S. U. Prabha2*1Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Sri Shakthi Institute of Engineering and Technology, Coimbatore, India2Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Sri Ramakrishna Engineering College, Coimbatore, India *Corresponding author. E-mail: baluanujayen@gmail.com AbstractClassically, the aim of the electric power system is to generate electrical energy and to deliver thisContinue reading “Power Quality Issues, Solutions and Standards: A Technology Review”

Program on Technology Innovation: A History of Power Quality

Addressing Evolving Customer Technologies and an Increasingly Complex Power Grid Published by Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), Inc. Document ID: 3002022396, March 2022. Introduction Over the past 50 years, the concept of power quality (PQ) has evolved from being an unknown and undefined concept to being understood as a fundamental component of grid performance, utilityContinue reading “Program on Technology Innovation: A History of Power Quality”

Industrial Power Quality Problems

Published by A. El Mofty K. Youssef, Alexandria Electricity Company , Alexandria – Egypt SUMMARY Power quality has become an increasing concern to Alexandria Electricity Company (AEC) for the last few years. Problems involving the quality of voltage to the customers are always an important point. The increased concern of power quality has resulted inContinue reading “Industrial Power Quality Problems”

EMC for 2 to 150 kHz: A Proposal for Emission and Immunity of Equipment including Power-Line Communication

Published by Anders Larsson and Math Bollen, ELFORSK, Elforsk rapport 09:29, October 2008 Summary The frequency range from 2 to 150 kHz is not sufficiently covered in international standards. The contrast with the frequency range below 2 kHz is striking. There have traditionally been good reasons to emphasize on the lower frequency range, where theContinue reading “EMC for 2 to 150 kHz: A Proposal for Emission and Immunity of Equipment including Power-Line Communication”

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 theContinue reading “Where to Go For Help”

Power Quality Standards

Published by Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) IEEE Standard 141-1993, Recommended Practice for Electric Power Distribution for Industrial Plants, aka the Red Book. A thorough analysis of basic electrical-system considerations is presented. Guidance is provided in design, construction, and continuity of an overall system to achieve safety of life and preservation of property; reliability; simplicityContinue reading “Power Quality Standards”

Dranetz HDPQ Plus & SP Products and IEEE 519-2014

Published by Dranetz Technologies, Inc. INTRODUCTION IEEE Std. 519-2014, IEEE Recommended Practice and Requirements for Harmonic Control in Electric Power Systems is the most current recommended practice from the IEEE related to harmonics measurement and compliance. Although the recommended practices from the IEEE are usually only followed in North America, IEEE 519-2014 is used in LatinContinue reading “Dranetz HDPQ Plus & SP Products and IEEE 519-2014”