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Jonathan Barrett, Managing Director, EMEA at Dataminr The energy sector is plagued with uncertainty. When energy services are impaired by a disruptive event, the resulting business impact can be immediate, significant, and widespread. Organisations that succeed...
As with voltage imbalance, covered in the previous article, reactive power and power factor are not power quality issues in the same sense as harmonics and transients, but are of critical importance, particularly with regards to a...
Voltage imbalance is not a power quality issue in the sense of the quality of the sinus of the electrical supply or events occurring on it, like harmonics and transients for example, but is nevertheless of critical...
Discussed here together because they are both high frequency power quality events, interference and transients, or spikes as they are often referred, can have an effect on the equipment within and operation of an electrical installation ranging...
Continuing on from the previous article on the issues of harmonics within an electrical installation, this month Julian Grant – General Manager at Chauvin Arnoux UK – discusses the symptoms and effects of dips and swells on the electrical...
Lloyd Birkhead, group managing director at utility revenue protection and field service specialists, Grosvenor Services Group, part of Echo Managed Services. Tampering with an energy meter to save on bills is a serious offence that poses financial implications and safety...
Harmonics issues within an electrical installation frequently go overlooked due to a lack of understanding or awareness of them. This then often leads site and facility managers experiencing problems within their installations to focus on the symptoms...
Prefect Controls have introduced a new feature for their PrefectIrus product – the integration of an accurate current meter that monitors energy use in each room throughout multi-occupancy buildings such as student accommodation. Until...
We all know that we need to measure and monitor our energy use, and for a variety of reasons. Rising energy costs are more and more justifying the savings that can be made by identifying inefficient equipment...
IMServ, one of the UK’s leading Energy Data Collection and Meter Operations service providers, is the first non-domestic metering business to become a user of DCC services in the Other User (OU) role for smart meters. The OU role is...