Power Factor Correction Australia – Paying a lot for Electricity?

Power Factor Correction in Australia

What is Power Factor Correction?

It’s the LITTLE apparatus energy companies don’t want you to know about… Best of all, it’s completely legal.

It’s a proven system that we’ve been consistently using with our clients that ACTUALLY reduces your energy consumption & simultaneously saves you money on EVERY single electricity bill you receive by up to 29%

You’d have to agree that electricity costs aren’t cheap and are ever increasing…

‘Less is More’ Less power usage = More savings to invest into your business operations.

There are only 3 ITEMS required to establish your quarterly savings from your Energy Bill

(1. KVA – 2. AMOUNT KW’S USED – 3. PRICE per KW)

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Power factor correction in Australia is the optimisation of the load from an imbalanced electrical power distribution system, corrected by using electrical capacitors.


As well as having actual power that is being used (namely “actual power”), a site would also draw upon additional power (namely “reactive power”), which is not used directly. Both of real power and reactive power equate to being the “apparent power’. Power factor is the relation and difference between the actual and apparent power. 

If your site has a large amount of reactive power, you’re very much wasting energy, and are paying unnecessary high demands of electricity.

It’s like having “extra power” than is actually required, so this essentially is a way to remove that “extra power” from the equation and in return, saving your power output and electricity usage.


Example: Your power factor lies between 0.00 and 1.00 – Let’s say your power factor is currently 0.82, this MEANS you have an additional amount of drawn power, a waste of 0.17 (or approx 17% with the highest potential power factor being 0.99 – it can never be exactly 1.00), WHICH THIS POWER ISN’T BEING USED.

YOU are now using 99% of your power consumption without any additional overdrawn unnecessary power to your switchboard – It is power that is actually (“actual” power only) being used!

No more reactive power, period.


This 17% deduction(or more) as an example above, over your entire power usage, is then reflected on your energy bill with 17% deduction on your energy costs, every bill, every year, and in effect, you are in control of your energy usage and future costs, not relying fully on your energy distributor.

This will simultaneously not only enhance and extend the life of your equipment, however the saved reactive power can go toward any site expansion without the need of further cabling or switchboards… win/win/win.

Our typical clients are Shopping Centre’s, Body Corporations, Production Farms, Hotels, and Large Corporate firms. Occasionally domestic homes are now starting to introduce this concept to large homes consuming a decent amount of electricity.

They tend to have the challenge of producing the most electricity on the street and therein lay an extra large electricity bill every quarter. So to counteract that, we have almost halved the Kw run cost on some sites (Yes, halved).


Now, the approximate payback on supply and installation of this equipment, depending on site, can be approximately between 1 to 4 years.


When everyone else is still using the same amount of electricity, you have decreased it substantially and therefore decreased your overheads (Money out of thin air we like to call it…)

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AND see how much you could BE saving by reducing


Essentially, a leasing agreement for Power Factor Correction in Australia can be setup which offsets your current electricity costs. In a couple or few years time, you will have offset the total investment and have reduced your overheads every electricity bill you receive.

General Equipment:

-Electric motors, Machinery, Pumps, Refrigeration equipment, Diochrolic 12v down lights, Transformers, Heating elements, Metal arc hi-bay lighting, Moving parts etc..

-Power factor correction units are normally installed near or in the main switchboard room of premises being nice and tidy, and fully integrated.

-To calculate what size Kvar and type of equipment is the best possible solution, a very quick and simple preliminary site inspection supply test of switchboard is required.

-Once determined, we now know what equipment is needed to reduce your Kw input.

Logically, we’d all like to pay the very least amount of electricity when the bills arrive, this is the most effective way to do exactly that’, and we’ve mastered the application in general to produce the very best results back to the owner.


A further benefit, is that you’re generating less energy, so the environment benefits with reducing your carbon footprint.

Are you switched on, yet?



Most companies don’t know how SIMPLE the process & structure of Power Factor Correction in Australia is, so for a free evaluation & proposal:

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PLEASE NOTE: If interstate, outside of Melbourne, larger based commercial applications are applicable only.

Servicing all of Australia – Extreme versatility to meet all your requirements & applications. 

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Over 42 years of service to others in the industry.

All work is guaranteed with Powersec Australia – We thrive if you do, so we look forward to serving you.

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