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Mvarh losses - what is it and how to interpret them.

Mvarh losses - what is it and how to interpret them.

Mvarh losses - what is it and how to interpret them.

(OP)
I am analysing a local distribution 60kV-network, with a 150/60kV tranformerstation as its feeder. When I do a load flow calculation with load profiles, over a year, I get a lot of Mvarh losses - this isn't a concept we have learned about in school. So I hope that some of you can give me an idea how I should explain this loss and what the concequenses are. I am writing a report on this network.

Hope you can help.

Kind regards
Kenneth K Nielsen
Denmark

RE: Mvarh losses - what is it and how to interpret them.

There are some utilities that have penalty limits for total Mvars used over time - lost is a dubious word in this case - and there are some that actually bill you for part of or all the Mvarhours consumed. So a big number may have an economical consequence. It differs from country to country and also between utilities.

Gunnar Englund
www.gke.org
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RE: Mvarh losses - what is it and how to interpret them.

(OP)
Thanks for your reply. It does not seem to be an economical issue in Denmark with the consumed Mvarh. I will just comment on it in the report and then only discuss the MWh loss.

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