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The right size of a capacitor

This MS Excel spreadsheet calculates the size of a capacitor for power factor improvement, annual saving by the selection of the capacitor as well as the active and reactive power.

Calculating the size of a capacitor for power factor improvements
Calculating the size of a capacitor for power factor improvements

Spreadsheet input fields:

  • Supply System
  • Supply Voltage
  • Supply Frequency
  • Input Power
  • Efficiency
  • Amp
  • Old Power Factor (Cosф1)
  • Desire Power Factor(Cosф2)
  • Capacitor Connected in
  • Daily Working Hours
  • Tarrif Charge/Kva
  • Tarrif Charge/Kw
  • Capacitor Cost/Kva
  • Annual Intrest & Depriciation/Capacitor
Software:Size of Capacitor For Power Factor Improvements
Version:22.8.2012 New
Developer:Jignesh Parmar
Size:43 Kb
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Size of Capacitor For Power Factor Improvements
Size of Capacitor For Power Factor Improvements

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  1. Malihe Khajeh
    Feb 28, 2023

    Actually, I have a question. What’s the effect of short circuit current on the busbar size of capacitor bank? Should we select capacitor bank busbar according Isc or Kvar?

  2. Engr. Bako Haruna
    Sep 14, 2022

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  3. Ellithy
    Feb 15, 2018

    Excellent Excel sheet for calculation of Shunt capacitor Kvar for power factor correction and saving energy

  4. Ellithy
    Feb 15, 2018

    Thank to all EEp staff for ther efforts and times for providing all these information

  5. mohamed elsayed elshhat
    Dec 13, 2017

    very very good

  6. chandrasekhar kundu
    Jun 10, 2015

    need some text for detail engineering calculations.

  7. sandeep.v.v
    Apr 24, 2015

    How should we consider the initial power factor for capacitor bank selection…

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