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AccuSine pfv+

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Electronic VAR control solutions for poor power factor, load imbalance, flicker and voltage instability.

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AccuSine pfv+

  1. 1. 1 AccuSine PFV+ Electronic VAR control for solutions with poor power factor, load imbalance, flicker, and voltage instabilities May 2015
  2. 2. 22 Why electronic VAR control?
  3. 3. 33 “Electricity is really just organized lightning.” - George Carlin
  4. 4. 4Confidential Property of Schneider Electric 4 What is happening?
  5. 5. 5Confidential Property of Schneider Electric Before correction After correction
  6. 6. 66 Reliable and comprehensive electronic VAR injection
  7. 7. 77 This is what electronic VAR control is all about. Make the most of your energy SM
  8. 8. 8Confidential Property of Schneider Electric 30% 10% 18% The case for change Many people believe optimizing power distribution systems and achieving ideal power factor is complex and costly. However, we propose solutions that maximize the savings when balanced with the cost of the solution to obtain a reasonable Return On Investment (ROI). Schneider Electric™ benefits - Savings: electrical system designed for your true need - Increased quality: better process realization - Performance: continuous support where loads cause flicker - Support: pre- and post-sales tools and services – all available online - Green power: maintain reactive current balance for renewable energy farms - Integration in smart grids: control and monitoring via intelligence Capital expense reduction Utility penalty reduction Power system improvement
  9. 9. 9Confidential Property of Schneider Electric Beyond efficiency – AccuSine PFV+ AccuSine™ PFV+ is a very simple and effective means to eliminate leading or lagging power factor, reduce voltage fluctuations, enhance equipment operating life, and improve system power capacity. Reduced CAPEX expenditures Reduced OPEX expenses Improved business performance Improved electricity availability Extended equipment life Ease of service
  10. 10. 1010 “Out of clutter, find simplicity. From discord, find harmony. In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.” - Albert Einstein
  11. 11. 11Confidential Property of Schneider Electric
  12. 12. 12Confidential Property of Schneider Electric
  13. 13. 13Confidential Property of Schneider Electric 13 Elevating our game Electronic VAR control for very precise displacement power factor correction and mains current balancing Displacement PF correction stops utility charges for poor PF (instant savings where penalty is charged). Mains current balancing prevents unwanted/unplanned stoppages – maximize uptime and production scheduling. Parallel connection allows for expansion, retrofit, and no interruption to loads AccuSine PFV+ is installed parallel to the loads, therefore initial install or additional units may be completed while the loads are not interrupted – keeps plant operating during installs. Touch-screen interface with communication Easy-to-use touch screen on HMI – simple and intuitive to use. Communications via RS485/RJ45 connector is provided on HMI. Easy remote monitoring and operational control (Ethernet TCP/IP).
  14. 14. 1414 Work sites
  15. 15. 1515 “Thunder is good, thunder is impressive; but it is lightning that does the work.” - Mark Twain
  16. 16. 16Confidential Property of Schneider Electric 16 Meeting demands > Dependability > Maximize uptime > Continuity of performance > Personnel protection and safety compliance > Fast service > Digital communications > Expand existing electrical network capacity
  17. 17. 17Confidential Property of Schneider Electric 17 Meeting demands > Remedy difficult application issues – Flicker (ultra-fast response) > Optimize uptime (OPEX) – significantly reduce downtime > Reduce CAPEX – optimal design of electrical system
  18. 18. 18Confidential Property of Schneider Electric 18 Meeting demands > Insure server uptime on any power supply – UPS, generator, or utility > Reduce utility power factor penalties – save operating costs > Digital communications: Ethernet, modbus (RTU & TCP) > Optimize power source performance > Correct for leading PF of new SMPS
  19. 19. 19Confidential Property of Schneider Electric 19 Meeting demands > Maximize generator performance – increase fuel efficiency > LV and MV electrical systems supported to maximize capacity > Robust structure to withstand vibration > Compact design > Marine certifications (ABS, DNV, Lloyds)
  20. 20. 20Confidential Property of Schneider Electric 20 Meeting demands > Maintain displacement PF at PCC > Provide VAR support to maintain turbine operation during short interval field outage > Provide VAR support for utility HV network > Maximize uptime (production) of the farm > Digital communications with SCADA system
  21. 21. 2121 “Why is electricity so expensive these days? Why does it cost so much for something that I can make with a balloon and my hair?” - Dennis Miller
  22. 22. 22Confidential Property of Schneider Electric 22 The right tool – AccuSine PFV+ Selection tool Helps users optimize their AccuSine PFV+ system to be used for any combination of displacement power factor correction or mains balancing. Sizing tool The program defines the amount of corrective current to be provided by AccuSine PFV+. Installation and commissioning Provides fast integration with your systems and enables you to quickly attain maximum benefits.
  23. 23. 23Confidential Property of Schneider Electric 23 Making the right choice Utility bills AccuSine PFV+ can provide up to unity PF (Cos f) to meet utility penalties. AccuSine PFV+ can provide balanced mains supply for optimum electrical safety. Site studies Schneider Electric has a worldwide organization qualified and experienced in site studies to determine customized and precise solutions for your site. Installation and commissioning Provides fast integration with your systems and enables you to quickly attain maximum benefits.
  24. 24. 24 Thank You! ©2015 Schneider Electric. All Rights Reserved. All trademarks are owned by Schneider Electric Industries SAS or its affiliated companies. • www.schneider-electric.com • 998-1271471_US Email powersolutions@schneider-electric.com for more information

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