Power Quality Primer (Electrical Engineering Primer)

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Make power deregulation work for you

With deregulation, the vast pool of power customers is up for grabs. As a utility, are you ready to compete? As a customer, are you ready to choose? In Power Quality Primer, Barry Kennedy gives you specifically designed, ahead-of-the-curve methods. Utilities will learn how to:
Plan successful competitive strategies for every aspect of the business
Market proactive solutions to customers before needs arise
Improve transmission and distribution system quality, efficiency, and power factor performance
Eliminate technical problems such as over-voltages and poor grounding
Design and deliver effective simulations
Build customer-winning, customer-keeping quality, quality control, and service into all facets of your enterprise As a customer, you’ll learn how to pick the utility that meets your power quality needs…solve your own power quality problems and find cost-effective solutions…and perform your own power quality survey

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Get-Ahead Power Quality Solutions Power Quality Primer Suddenly it's a contest. With deregulation, the vast pool of power customers is up for grabs. Don't be fooled by the power industry's more genteel public utility past. Now, power companies must go head to head to survive. If you want to be among the winners, it means going the extra mile for customers by delivering proactive solutions to power quality problems. Are you ready to compete? Are you ready to choose? Then turn to Barry Kennedy's Power Quality Primer. Former senior electrical engineer for a successful company with more than 130 utility clients, now a consultant and author, Kennedy gives you the first look at his fine-tuned, ahead-of-the-curve methods to help you: For utilities Plan successful competitive strategies for every aspect of the business. Market proactive solutions to customers before needs arise. Improve transmission and distribution system quality, efficiency, and power factor performance. Generate and run advantageous economic formulas. Eliminate technical problems such as over-voltages and poor grounding. Design and deliver effective simulations. Build customer-winning, customer-keeping quality, quality control, and service into all facets of your enterprise. For their customers Pick the utility that meets your power quality needs. Solve your own power quality problems. Be a smart consumer of electricity. Develop procedures that will prevent power quality problems. Find cost effective solutions to power quality problems. Perform your own power quality survey. Learn how to make deregulation work for you. Complete with telescopic views of upcoming trends and potent insights on doing your own R & D, Barry Kennedy's Power Quality is the manual of choice for power company leaders and technical staff who know that deregulation is a great opportunity to move their business ahead and their customers who are concerned about getting the power quality they need now and during deregulation.

About the Author:

Barry Kennedy is a senior electrical engineer and project manager responsible for transmission and distribution system efficiency, power quality, and power factor research and development for Bonneville Power Administration, a successful supplier of electricity to retail utilities and large industrial companies. Well-known within the industry for his seminars and consulting work preparing power companies and their customers for deregulation, he had developed notable methods, guidebooks, software, training programs, and solutions. Mr. Kennedy is also author of Energy Efficient Transformers. He is the project manager and developer of the Workbook for Utility and Industrial Applications and the Industrial Power Factor Analysis Guidebook. He resides in Portland, Oregon.

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