Part 2 Reliability: Definition and Discussion

Published by John D. Kueck and Brendan J. Kirby, Oak Ridge National Laboratory Philip N. Overholt, U.S. Department of Energy Lawrence C. Markel, Sentech, Inc. Published in Measurement Practices for Reliability and Power Quality: A Toolkit of Reliability Measurement Practices, 2004 Prepared by Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37831-6285 managed by UT-BATTELLE, LLCContinue reading “Part 2 Reliability: Definition and Discussion”

Part 1: Introduction and Discussion of the Measurement “Toolkit”

Published by John D. Kueck and Brendan J. Kirby, Oak Ridge National Laboratory Philip N. Overholt, U.S. Department of Energy Lawrence C. Markel, Sentech, Inc. Published in Measurement Practices for Reliability and Power Quality: A Toolkit of Reliability Measurement Practices, 2004 Prepared by Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37831-6285 managed by UT-BATTELLE, LLCContinue reading “Part 1: Introduction and Discussion of the Measurement “Toolkit””

Power Quality (PQ) Standards IEEE-519™ -2014 Applicable for Industrial and Commercial Supply System

Published by Tushar Mogre, C.E.O. and Managing Director, TAS PowerTek Ltd. Presented in 18th Annual PQSynergy™ International Conference and Exhibition 2018, Bangkok, Thailand. Website: pqsynergy.com

Power Quality Work at the International Electrotechnical Commission

Published by Franyois Martzloff, National Institute of Standards and Technology*, Gaithersburg MD 20899 USA *Electricity Division, Electronics and Electrical Engineering Laboratory, Technology Administration, US. Department of Commerce. Abstract The paper presents an update, including a brief historical background, on the work to be undertaken at the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) to address power quality issues.Continue reading “Power Quality Work at the International Electrotechnical Commission”

Challenges with Integration of a PV Plant into a Medium Voltage Distribution System

Published by Thomas Pua, Senior Product Development Engineer, Power Standards Lab (PSL), USA Presented in 19th Annual PQSynergy™ International Conference and Exhibition 2019, Bangkok, Thailand. Website: pqsynergy.com

Why Specifying IEC 61000-4-30 Class A Is Not Enough

Published By Terry Chandler Director of Engineering, Power Quality Thailand LTD/Power Quality Inc., USA. Emails: terryc@powerquality.org, terryc@powerquality.co.th 1. A new revision of the IEC standard for PQ monitors 61000-4-30 Class Edition 3 2015 has been released. Why? It includes new parameters and new requirements for accuracy over the entire operating temperature range. 2. The PQ Instrument must haveContinue reading “Why Specifying IEC 61000-4-30 Class A Is Not Enough”

Power Quality Standards

Published by Mark McGranaghan, Electrotek Concepts, Inc. Electrical Contractor Magazine, Power Quality for the Electrical Contractor Course Introduction Power quality has always been important. However, for many years the equation defining power quality was very simple: POWER QUALITY = RELIABILITY Customer loads were linear in nature. When a sinusoidal voltage was supplied to them, theyContinue reading “Power Quality Standards”

Application of IEEE STD 519-1992 Harmonic Limits

Published by Thomas M. Blooming, P.E., Email: t.blooming@ieee.org, Eaton Electrical Asheville, North Carolina Daniel J. Carnovale, P.E., Email: DanielJCarnovale@eaton.com, Eaton Electrical Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Presented at the 2005 IEEE IAS Pulp and Paper Industry Conference in Appleton, WI. Abstract IEEE Std 519-1992 is a useful document for understanding harmonics and applying harmonic limits in power systems.Continue reading “Application of IEEE STD 519-1992 Harmonic Limits”