Techno-economic issues of power quality

Techno-economic issues of power quality

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The power quality issue is as old as the electrical invention. The complexity in the system and day-by-day increasing size forces supply company to pay attention to power quality with new dimensions. With the implementation of new Electricity Act in India, consumers have become more aware of power quality and hence the power supply companies. The chapter focuses on the tariff-related issues correlation with power quality and need of revenue for improving the condition. It is observed that all developing countries have moreover same condition and policies to address power quality. It needs to change and should become more consumer-friendly as well as it should reduce burden from power supply or distribution companies so that it can encourage use of quality power.

Chapter Contents:

  • 10.1 Introduction
  • 10.2 Different approaches for finding out power quality impact on tariff
  • 10.3 Design of modules to associate disturbance and economic loss [2]
  • 10.3.1 Case study 1: cement plant
  • Solutions and benefits
  • Conclusion
  • 10.3.2 Case study 2: industry
  • Solutions and benefits
  • Conclusion
  • 10.3.3 Case study 3: hospital
  • Solutions and benefits
  • Conclusion
  • 10.4 The relationship between duration of disturbance and its cost-benefit analysis index [3]
  • 10.5 Improvement of power quality in the system and its expected benefits [4]
  • 10.6 Power-quality investment and gross domestic product in developing countries: case study [5,6]
  • 10.6.1 Case 1: Nepal
  • 10.6.2 Case 2: Sri Lanka [5]
  • 10.7 Conclusions
  • Acknowledgment
  • References

Inspec keywords: power supply quality; power distribution economics; tariffs

Other keywords: techno-economic issues; India; power supply companies; electrical invention; distribution companies; tariff-related issues correlation; electricity act; power quality policy

Subjects: Distribution networks; Power system management, operation and economics; Power supply quality and harmonics

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