## Power Factor correction using static capacitor

**Calculation formulas as follows:**

**Q**= I_{1}_{losses}+ Cu_{losses}**Q**= P_{2}_{kW}· (Tanφ_{1}– Tanφ_{2})**I**= 2% · S_{losses}_{tr}**Cu**= U_{losses}_{SC}% · S_{tr}**Q**= Q_{1}+ Q_{2}

**Where:**

**Q**= Reactive power to be compensated at the terminals of a transformer due to no load and load losses._{1}**Q**= Reactive power to be compensated due to total reactive components of lighting, power and mechanical loads._{2}**Q**= Overall reactive power to be compensated to achieve target power factor.**I**= Transformer no load losses =_{losses}**Iron core losses**.**Cu**= Transformer load losses =_{losses}**Copper losses**.**S**= Transformer rating (KVA)._{tr}**P**= Maximum demand load on the Main distribution board (kW).**φ**= Inverse cosine of power factor before compensation._{1}**φ**= Inverse cosine of target power factor._{2}**U**= Short circuit percentage impedance voltage of the transformer._{sc}%

**Power Factor Values assumptions before compensation:**

- For lighting outlets =
**0.96** - For power outlets and receptacles =
**0.8** - For motors =
**0.8**

Inputs =Transformer size + Transformer type + kVA Max. demand load for the whole system + PF before compensation + Target value of PF.

Outputs =Reactive power to be compensated at the terminals of a transformer due to no load and load losses.

**Reactive power to be compensated**due to total reactive components of lighting, power and mechanical loads**Overall reactive power to be compensated**to achieve target power factor + circuit breaker size required to protect the capacitor bank.

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