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SAVINGS ON CO2 USING POWER FACTOR CORRECTION


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Fill in the fields below (*) and click on "Calculate Saving" to work out how much you could be saving.

* Maximum Demand (Kw)
* Existing Power Factor
Total savings
GBP (£) per annum
Total savings Kg CO2

Savings based on typical reactive hour charges and availability charges. For an accurate assessment Contact Us.




POWER FACTOR CORRECTION IS OUR BUSINESS


POWER FACTOR CORRECTION SURVEY: We offer a free-of-charge survey of your electrical equipment. Please CONTACT US for further details.


SPEAK TO US: Call our Technical Department for further advice on +44 (0)1355 265959


or


SEND US YOUR ELECTRICITY BILL to enable us to estimate your requirements, and provide a benchmark quotation. Any information sent to us will be strictly confidential, and will not be forwarded to any third parties.




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Did You Know...CARBON TRUST Loans may be available if you purchase this product. Please CONTACT US for more details.


Typical return on investment = 12-24 months




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REDUCE ELECTRICITY COSTS AND LOWER CARBON EMISSIONS BY UTILISING POWER FACTOR CORRECTION CAPACITORS


- Has your organisation been affected by the rise in electricity costs?


- Do you want to lower your carbon emissions?


- If so, installing power factor correction capacitors may be the answer.


Power Factor Correction capacitors enable the system to level reactive power towards "unity". This, in turn, reduces the kilowatt hours utilised by your electrical system, ensuring clean power quality, and a more efficient electrical system.


To gain a more detailed explanation, please read the document WHAT IS POWER FACTOR?


SDC Industries have been providing a wide range of Power Factor Correction equipment to suit both low and high voltage systems since 1978. We are industry leaders, and pride ourselves on our reputation, and the knowledge of our in-house engineers and electrical installations team.


Each power factor correction product is manufactured at our site in East Kilbride by fully trained and highly skilled electrical fitters, to ensure our clients receive a product of the highest quality.


Please find below typical power factors of electrical systems in particular industrial and commercial areas:


SAWMILLS0.5
FREEZER SHOPS0.65
ENGINEERING WORKS0.7
QUARRIES0.7
SUPERMARKETS0.75
OFFICE BLOCKS0.8

BENEFITS OF POWER FACTOR CORRECTION

  • REDUCING ELECTRICITY CHARGES: this can range from £100’s to £10,000’s per annum, depending on the size of the client’s premises.
  • UTILITY REACTIVE POWER PENALTIES : utility companies levy this charge to consumers with poor power factor. Such surcharges can result in electricity bills increasing by UP TO 20%, depending on which company is supplying your electricity.
  • REDUCING CARBON EMISSIONS: utilising power factor correction can lower the amount of carbon emissions released into the atmosphere. Please use the calculator to find out how much you can save.
  • REDUCTION IN I2R LOSSES of transformers and electrical distribution equipment.
  • HEAT REDUCTION in cables, switchgear, transformers and alternators which, in turn, will prolong the lifespan of such equipment.
  • REDUCED VOLTAGE DROP in cables, allowing the same cable to supply a larger motor and improve the starting of motors at the end of long cable runs.


POWER FACTOR CORRECTION PRODUCT RANGE

SDC Industries provide a wide range of power factor correction equipment for industrial and commercial use. Our range features automatic or manual switching, offering the optimum level of power factor correction for your premises.


Product Range

varcap2 varpac varmatic classic varmatic senator varcap varmatic hv
Varcap II Varpac Varmatic Classic Varmatic Senator Varcap & Varmatic HV

High Voltage PFC Capacitors

For power factor correction on high voltage systems, SDC Industries offer their Varcap & Varmatic HV capacitors. These can be utilised separately or included to form the components of a full capacitor bank or harmonic filter bank.


For further information on our complete range of Power Factor Correction equipment, please see our brochure.


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