Improper Design of Harmonic Filter

SUMMARY

Harmonics are one of major power quality concern and it is affecting consumers, electricity distribution company and transmission company. With increase in awareness among the various stakeholders about impact of poor power quality, all stakeholders are becoming concerned about reducing harmonics in the system.
This case study presents a situation where one plant installed harmonic filter to filter harmonics but instead of reduction in harmonics, harmonics of entire grid were increased.

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