19 Jun, 2017

BANZ Trading and Contracting W.L.L., Bahrain and Eltec International, UAE held a technical seminar in June 2017 at the Boardroom of Crowne Plaza on “Improvement of Power Factor and Power Quality Monitoring”. The presentation was held in two sessions.

The first session addressed topics related to Power Quality and energy monitoring and was addressed by Michael Schulze, Area Manager (Middle East), Gossen Metrawatt GmbH, Germany.  Gossen Metrawatt is a leading German Company in the field of Electrical Measuring and testing, energy management, control technology and power supply technology.

The second session covered topics on effects of low Power Factor on a facility and its utility bills, recognising and correcting Bad power Factor, causes and effect of Harmonics, effect of harmonics on capacitors and reactors, harmonic measurement and simulation studies. The second session was conducted by Dr. Venkatesh Raghavan, Vice President (Product Marketing and R&D), EPCOS AG GERMANY. EPCOS a part of TDK, Japan is a world leader in manufacturing of PF controller and measuring devices, switching devices, harmonic filers and Capacitors.   

The presentation was attended by representatives from EWA, consultants, contractors and end users from Bahrain and KSA.