sunilgautam · 03-Jul-21 · 03:07 PM
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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 · 10:07 AM
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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).