Calculator to Determine the Capacitor kVAR
Originally published: 29/11/2017 15:16
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Calculator to Determine the Capacitor kVAR

Calculator is Excel used to determine the capacitor kVAR needed to improve PF of a single load/entire power system.

Peak kilowatt demand
System voltage
Actual power factor

You can usually find this info on a monthly utility bill or equipment for local monitoring. To accurately determine the max kVAR required, it is recommended that you do a calculation of each months data for a year-long period.

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