Definition of Power Factor


Power Factor means the percentage obtained by dividing the maximum demand recorded in kW by the corresponding kilovolt-ampere (kVa) demand established by Hoku.
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Examples of Power Factor in a sentence

Combustion Turbine Generator Rating 53.66 MVA @ 15 C, 48.83 MW, 0.85 Power Factor.
Steam Turbine Generator Rating 27.778 MVA @ 15 C, 25 MW, 0.9 Power Factor.
On a per-phase basis Phase Diagnostics shall include voltage, VAR phase shift, accumulated kWh and kVARh and instantaneous amps, watts, VAR's, VA's, phase angle (degrees displacement between current and voltage waveforms), and Power Factor.
Power Factor Adjustment - If the power factor for the month (determined at the Company's option by permanent measurement or by a test of not less than fifteen-minute duration under conditions which the Company determines to be normal) is less than eighty-five percent at the point of delivery, the Billing Capacity will be increased by multiplying the eighty-five percent and dividing the power factor expressed in percent.
Power Factor Adjustment - If the power factor for the month (determined at the Company's option by permanent measurement or by a test of not less than fifteen-minute duration under conditions which the Company determines to be normal) is less than eighty-five percent at the point of delivery, the Billing Capacity will be increased by multiplying by eighty-five percent and dividing by the power factor expressed in percent.