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Unformatted text preview: promoting a new energy policy by a reduction in the energy rate from 0.2 SR/KWH to 0.15 SR/KWH provided that your load power factor is improved from 0.8 to a unity power factor. Design your capacitor bank to reduce your annual energy cost. Running your own capacitor bank would cost you 10% of its original cost annually as operational and maintenance cost. Remember that after five year of use, the installed capacitor bank has to be replaced by a new one. Will it be profitable as a project to install your own capacitor bank? Show all your calculations and assumptions Note: The cost of 1 KVAR reactive power is 1200 SR in the international market....
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This note was uploaded on 01/16/2010 for the course EE ee205 taught by Professor Profsyed during the Spring '09 term at King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals.
- Spring '09
- Electrical Engineering