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The voltage level is an important characteristic of the voltage. Approximately 20 years ago, the nominal voltage for low voltage networks was normalized to 230 V. However, this nominal voltage cannot be delivered at the point of connection uniformly. The voltage will be influenced by the loads or generators connected to the network. In the course voltage level various aspects of voltage levels are introduced, as well as the decrease and increase of the voltage level, the causes of the decreases and increases, voltage limits, and the requirements that apply to devices and installations.

What you will learn

  • Understanding the concept and characteristics of voltage level limits
  • The importance of defining voltage level limits
  • To identify if an installation fulfils the European standard (EN 50160).
  • Impact of dispersed generation on the voltage level.
  • New concept: bi-directional power flow transformers.
  • Electromagnetic compatibility on the voltage quality concept.
  • Cost related with a too low or too high voltage levels.
  • Connecting devices at Low Voltage installations.
  • Voltage drop concept.
  • Different solutions on voltage level problems. 
  • The impact of the voltage level on the energy savings.
  • Solving two detailed cases based on real industry problems.
  • Saving energy by using a voltage regulation technique.

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