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General rules of electrical installation design
Connection to the MV utility distribution network
Connection to the LV utility distribution network
MV and LV architecture selection guide for buildings
LV Distribution
Protection against electric shocks and electric fires
Sizing and protection of conductors
LV switchgear: functions and selection
Overvoltage protection
Energy Efficiency in electrical distribution
Power Factor Correction
Power harmonics management
Characteristics of particular sources and loads
PhotoVoltaic (PV) installation
Residential and other special locations
ElectroMagnetic Compatibility (EMC)

Power factor and Reactive power

Why improve the power factor?

How to improve the power factor?

Where to install power factor correction capacitors?

How to determine the optimum level of compensation?

Compensation at the terminals of a transformer

Power factor correction of induction motors

Example of an installation before and after power-factor correction

The effects of harmonics

Implementation of capacitor banks