Power Factor definition

Power Factor means the ratio of usage power measured in kW to total power measured in kVA;
Power Factor means, the average monthly power factor and shall be the ratio expressed as a percentage of the total kilowatt hours to the total kilovolt ampere hours supplied during the month; the ratio being rounded off to two decimal figures.
Power Factor means the cosine of the electrical angle between the voltage and current vectors in an AC electrical circuit;

Examples of Power Factor in a sentence

  • Power factor testing terminals shall be supplied on all bushings.

  • Power factor correction equipment has the potential to exacerbate harmonic distortion and can cause a leading power factor during times of low demand if the equipment is not designed properly.

  • Power factor meters 3 phase power factor meters shall be digital type with current and potential coils suitable for operation with current and potential transformers provided in the panel.


More Definitions of Power Factor

Power Factor means the ratio of the highest metered Demand measured in kW in a fifteen (15) minute interval to the highest metered Demand measured in kVA in that same interval;
Power Factor means the ratio of real or productive power measured in kilowatts (kW) to total or apparent power measured in kVA;
Power Factor means the ratio of the highest metered kilowatt demand in a billing period to the highest metered kilovolt ampere demand in that same billing period;
Power Factor means the ratio between Real Power and Apparent Power (i.e. kW/kVA);
Power Factor means a variable equal to the ratio of kW and kVa demand.
Power Factor means the ratio of the real power to the apparent power and average power factor means the ratio of the Kilowatt-hours to the Kilovolt-ampere-hours consumed during the billing month.