Category Archives: Electricity

Energy Saving: Power Factor Correction

Power Factor Correction Many loads are highly inductive, such a lightly loaded motors and illumination transformers and ballasts. You may want to correct the power factor by adding parallel capacitors. You can also add series capacitors to “remove” the effect … Continue reading

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Wind Power Calculation

Wind Power Calculation Because air has mass and it moves to form wind, it has kinetic energy. You may remember from science class that: kinetic energy (joules) = 0.5 x m x V2 where: m = mass (kg) (1 kg … Continue reading

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Wind Farms

A wind farm is a group of wind turbines in the same location used for production of electric power. A large wind farm may consist of several hundred individual wind turbines, and cover an extended area of hundreds of square … Continue reading

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Energy Saving

Energy saving becomes very popular these days. It is all realted to the following several categories: Saving monthly electricity bill Reducing heat dissipation Using energy efficient appliances New life of energy efficient bulbs Many ways of saving electricity have been developed … Continue reading

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Extra Revenue from a Wind Farm

Introduction Technical Challenge Power Electronics in Wind Farms Principles of Reactive Power Compensation Power Quality of Wind Farms Zero Reactive Power Generation Case Studies Conclusion 1. Introduction According to the Global Wind Energy Council there were over 70,000 MW installed … Continue reading

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