What is the importance of power factor?

DWQA QuestionsCategory: Basic of Electrical EngineeringWhat is the importance of power factor?
How Engineering Works Staff asked 6 years ago
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How Engineering Works Staff answered 6 years ago

Answer: Low power factor has many disadvantages. Low power factor leads to high capital cost for generator, transformer, Switchgear, transmission and distribution lines and cables. It is very important to take care of power factor. Power factor plays an important role  in the efficiency of  power system and equipment. So the power factor is very important.