Search

Premium Membership

Get 15% OFF on Pro Premium Plan with discount code: UX21M. Study specialized electrical engineering articles and papers in Low- and High-Voltage areas.

Home / Download Center / Electrical Software Reviews / Power Factor Correction Calculation
Power Factor Correction Calculation
Power Factor Correction Calculation

Calculation of the energy savings

In order to calculate power factor correction for your installation, your should follow the steps below:

Step 1 – Calculate Actual Load (kW)

(Load) Power kW = Volts V x √3 x Current I x Power factor Pf

Step 2 – Calculate Required Power Factor Correction (kVAr)

Power Factor Correction kVAr = Power kW (TanΦi – TanΦd)

Φi = Cos-1 Initial Power Factor Pf
Φd = Cos-1 Required Power Factor Pf

Step 3 – Calculate Actual Power Factor Correction [kAVrl

Actual Power Factor Correction Pf = Cos (Tan-1 (TanΦiCorrection kVAr/Power kW ))

Typical Power Factor Correction available in multiples of 25kVAR’s, for further details please Contact Blakley Electrics Technical Department.

At the end of the spreadsheet you will get the calculation of the energy savings for above power factor correction.

  1. Initial Current (Amps)
  2. Original Load (kVA)
  3. Corrected Current (Amps)
  4. Corrected Load (kVA)
  5. Reduction in Current (Amps)
  6. Reduction in Load (kVA)
  7. Annual CO2 Savings ( kg C02)
Software:Power Factor Correction Calculation
Version:
Developer:Blakley Electrics
Size:163 kB
Price:Free
Download:Right here | Video Courses | Membership | Download Updates

Power Factor Correction Calculation Spreadsheet

Premium Membership

Get access to premium HV/MV/LV technical articles, advanced electrical engineering guides, papers, and much more! It will help you to shape up your technical skills in your everyday life as an electrical engineer.
More Information

17 Comments


  1. Daniel Smith
    May 04, 2021

    Great info you have shared here.

Leave a Comment

Tell us what you're thinking... we care about your opinion!

Electrical Engineering Courses

Learn to design electrical power and industrial automation systems through professional video courses.