They call this additional charge a power factor penalty (demand charge or power factor surcharge).
What does PF stand for?
PF stands for Power Factor
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- Potency Factor
- Pour Feliciter (French: to extend congratulations)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Trane, the HVAC manufacturer and Ingersoll Rand subsidiary, last month launched a Power Factor Correction service to optimise the performance of chilled water systems.
Summary: DUBAI -- Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), has launched for the first time, a campaign to reach out to commercial and industrial customers on the issue of Power Factor aimed at reducing the carbon footprint.
These technologies will improve the network's power factor, which is an indicator of the usable power available in the grid.
Starling October 1, the NYS Department of Public Service began requiring Con Edison to charge power factor penalties.
Power Factor Electromechanical Works, a subsidiary of Masharie, the private equity arm of Dubai Investments PJSC, has secured contracts to provide the complete mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) works for three new projects in the UAE -- two residential and commercial towers in Sharjah and one in Dubai.
Automation technology group ABB will implement at Saudi Petrochemical Company (Sadaf) a power factor correction and power management solution at the latter's Jubail plant.
ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won a $20 million contract from Saudi Petrochemical Company (SADAF) to implement a power factor correction and power management solution at the company's Jubail manufacturing complex.