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Analysis and Design of a Power Consumed Limiter: Case of the Customers of National Society of Electricity of Congo/Likasi Town

1Department of Electronics, Institut Supérieur de Pédagogie Technique, ISPT/Likasi, DRC

2Department of Electro-mechanic, University of Lubumbashi, DRC

3Department of Electrical, Electronics and Computer Engineering, University of Pretoria, South Africa


Journal of Optoelectronics Engineering. 2017, Vol. 5 No. 1, 1-6
DOI: 10.12691/joe-5-1-1
Copyright © 2017 Science and Education Publishing

Cite this paper:
Kankolongo C. Kambaya, Katond JP. Mbay, Diambomba H. Tungadio. Analysis and Design of a Power Consumed Limiter: Case of the Customers of National Society of Electricity of Congo/Likasi Town. Journal of Optoelectronics Engineering. 2017; 5(1):1-6. doi: 10.12691/joe-5-1-1.

Correspondence to: Diambomba  H. Tungadio, Department of Electrical, Electronics and Computer Engineering, University of Pretoria, South Africa. Email: tutudiambomba@yahoo.fr

Abstract

This article presents the fundamental interests and a design of a power limiter that allow the limitation of active power consumed by subscribers of a company that provides electrical power. It allows the National Company of Electricity (SNEL) to fix a power in kW subscribers, after determining their consumption. If a subscriber exceeds the subscribed or contracted power, electric power is cut off for five minutes. Upon resumption, if the subscriber has not decreased its consumption in less than a second, electric power is interrupted again; interruptions will not cease until the subscriber will not reduce consumption.

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