Leading Power factor impact on KVAh Billing

If power factor is leading till -860 than how it will affect the KVAH consumption.
Leading range =   -1.000 to -0.866


nishant · 29-Jul-21

Administrator ·  217

As I could see the minus sign, it is the lagging power factor.

KVAH = KWH/Power Factor

So, Ideally power factor should be 1 and there won't be any difference in KVAH and KWH consumption. As the power factor goes down, KVAH consumption will increase for the same KWH.

So, it is always recommended to maintain the power factor unity (or within the range of 1.0 - 0.9).