Energy Saving & Power Factor Improvement

Code : E/40

Why Attend This Training Course?

Energy Saving & Power Factor Improvement play an important role in the generation, transmission and distribution of electrical power. Therefore, they need to be operated in a safe manner in order to secure continuity of supply to consumers. This training course teaches how important it is to establish a preventative maintenance program to significantly reduce both planned and unplanned downtime. The course will review equipment necessary to perform a site survey, such as industry oscilloscopes and multimeters, power quality analyzers, current clamp meters, and mini infrared thermometers. It also provides invaluable information to anyone who wishes to know and understand the role of maintenance  and troubleshooting of electric power systems. The importance of planning and preparation for electrical testing projects, from engineering to testing, troubleshooting and commissioning and eventual start up, safety considerations and testing and troubleshooting for all the components of any electrical power system will be emphasized.

What Is The Training Course Methodology?

This training methodology illustrates the concepts involved in the above areas through practical consideration of actual real-life problems, as well as explanation of concepts by experts in area using video projectors and computer aided case studies based on practical applications. Participants will solve their system problem, where the trainee’s try to apply the skills learnt with guidance from our specialized experts. ACAD will provide participants a comprehensive assessment on the problems solved using the skills acquired in the training course.

Who Should Attend This Training Course?

 This course is intended for Junior & Senior Electrical Engineers, who works in operation, planning, maintenance, protection, control and analysis of Utilities & Industrial Electrical Networks.

What Is The Training Course Objectives?

  • Understand the basics of reactive power and power factor
  • Understand main concepts of management of reactive power
  • Know the importance of power factor improvement and its deferent methods
  • How to improve the quality of supply in A.C. power system
  • Know how to calculate manually by hand the different techniques for power factor improvement
  • How to use the generators, distribution networks, and equipment at full efficiency
  • To get familiar with capacitors, their structure and their ability to improve the power factor
  • Study of capacitors installation locations in high voltage, medium voltage and low voltage networks
  • Solving capacitors problems, and capacitors maintenance
  • Familiar with different applications of capacitors in light voltage, medium voltage and low voltage networks
  • Know what is Static VAR Compensators: construction, types and control methods
  • To get familiar with Static VAR Compensator applications in power systems (high and medium tension)
  • To know how to select, calculate, connect the reactive power compensator to improve the power factor, the voltage regulation and the load balancing in the utilities and industrial networks
  • To know the problems, appear due to use compensation equipment and how to mitigate those problems

What Is The Training Course Curriculum?

  • Basic Concepts
  • Power factor improvement-general
  • Industrial application of capacitors
  • Capacitors location, installation and protection
  • Application of power capacitor in power system
  • SVC and reactive powerb control

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