Course overview

Technical and financial aspects of reactive power compensation

Definition of reactive power and power factor followed with the answer to the question of why and how such phenomenon should be compensated.
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 What's included?

In this course, the purpose and methods for reactive power compensation are shown. Unlike numerous articles which cover only theoretical and technical aspects of this issue, practical problems from engineering practice and financial aspects are considered as well. As illustration, numerical examples can be found at the end of this video.

Some design and installation issues that shall be considered in practice will be explained.
All major subjects will be illustrated in the form of numerical examples.

See you in the course!

 Course Content

  • What is Reactive Power, Power Triangle
  • What is Reactive Power Compensation
  • Types of Reactive Power Compensation
  • Design, Installation and Configuration Issues of Reactive Power Compensation
  • Calculation Examples
  • Certificate of Completion
3 sections • 4 lectures • 1h 27m total length

 Who Is This Course For

  • Above all, junior electrical engineers and power engineering students. Everyone else who is dealing with industrial power management may also find this course to be interesting.


  • Basic understanding of electrical power engineering.

Miodrag Kokotovic

Electrical Engineer, expert in electrical power quality and energy management
Graduated from Faculty of Electrical Engineering, within University of Belgrade, in the field of electrical power systems. Currently, he has almost fifteen years of experience, gained in LV and MV tender preparation, design, procurement, construction and commissioning of treatment plants and pumping stations, electrical power quality and energy management.

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