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Scotland Region: Power Quality Problems: Causes, Effects & Solutions

18 September 2017 18:00 - 20:00

IET Teacher Building, 14 Saint Enoch Square, Glasgow, G1 4DB
14 Saint Enoch Square

G1 4DB

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This seminar will explain how alterations to improve energy efficiency can introduce power quality problems and will uncover the causes, effects and solutions, and how to avoid a resulting site investigation by electricity suppliers.  A series of case studies, a rationale for energy efficiency, and explanation of power quality monitoring will be discussed.  Topics to be covered include:
  • Harmonics – LED Lighting, Switch Mode Power Supplies, VSDs
  • Crest Factor – Tripping of breakers
  • Electrical Events – Surges, Sags, Transients, Flicker etc.
  • Power Factor – Lead & Lag
  • Skin Effect – Heating of cables
  • Imbalance – Inefficiency of motors

Speaker: David Bradley - Energy Efficiency Sales Manager for Socomec

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For more information on this event please contact Jeremy Cockroft at

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E_REG00169 - Standard Ticket £0.00