Category Archives: load shedding

Energy Conservation for Companies

31% of all electricity in the United States is used to run commercial buildings. This rate continues to rise as companies add new office equipment. Energy use for office equipment is expected to rise by 500% in the next decade. … Continue reading

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Load Shedding based on Programmable Logic Controller

With a Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) scheme, load shedding is initiated based on the total load versus the number of generators online and/or detection of under-frequency conditions. Each substation PLC is programmed to initiate a trip signal to the appropriate … Continue reading

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Load Shedding for Utilities

The electricity that people use is generally produced and supplied by companies. Load shedding results when people are demanding more electricity than a company has to give. To resolve the situation, that company may have to deny certain users electricity … Continue reading

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Process of Load Shedding Works

Many companies are not familiar on how to reduce demand peaks, however load shedding is a very simple way to reduce energy costs. By installing a demand controller you can reduce energy costs by shedding unnecessary loads when a demand … Continue reading

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Does Load Shedding Saves Money?

One approach many companies have taken to reduce energy costs is to exercise some form of load shedding. In this case, certain applications are identified as “deferrable” — to run later in the day, after the peak. These applications will … Continue reading

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