Power factor is a measure of how effectively you are using electricity. Various types of power are at work to provide us with electrical energy. Here is what each one is doing. Working Power – the “true” or “real” power used in all electrical appliances to perform the work of heating, lighting, motion, etc. We… Continue reading Understanding Power Factor
Power Factor (PF) is a measure of how efficiently electricity is being used. A higher PF benefits both customers and utilities since it decreases power delivery system losses and requires less system capacity to deliver the same load. For a given load, a lower PF increases current flow on the distribution system resulting in undesirable… Continue reading Power Factor Metering
Moving from a “meter-reader” model to an electronic model has saved Oncor over 2.9 Million gallons of fuel and eliminated more than 12,000 28,500 tons of vehicle-related carbon dioxide emissions since 2009. Advanced Metering System These digital solid-state meters will record electric consumption in 15-minute intervals. Consumers will be able to receive real-time feedback through… Continue reading What is Advanced Metering System (AMS)?