Power Factor Correction Calculator

State-of-the-art power factor calculator, designed by Alpha Power Solutions, to determine the potential savings for your plant.

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It’s time to think smart.

Let Alpha Power Solutions provide you with guaranteed savings based on your current monthly electricity bill specific to your industry and business. We have formulated an effective algorithm that quickly calculates your savings. It’s efficient and straightforward.

By improving the power factor of your business, you can significantly reduce your electricity costs while easing pressure on the grid and being more sustainable.

Supply us with 3 simple answers below to determine a long-term affordable solution for your business. If you have detailed information about your plant, try our advanced power factor correction savings calculator.

PFC equipment only benefits businesses (not homes!) with minimum monthly electricity costs of at least R30 000.

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    Our calculator works with two different scenarios, depending on what information you have available about your plant. If you know your plant’s current under maximum load (A), choose scenario 1. If you know your plant’s apparent power (kVA) at maximum load, choose scenario 2.

    Choose one: I know my plant’s

    Is your business feeling the pinch?


    With rising electricity tariffs, it’s time to invest in a cost-effective, sustainable energy solution that guarantees better operations and financial growth for your business.

    Become more energy-efficient & determine how much you could save, based on the information obtained from a quick and easy load profiling exercise!

    Use our state-of-the-art power factor calculator, designed by Alpha Power Solutions, to determine the potential savings for your plant.

    We not only guide energy-intensive businesses on ways to reduce their electricity costs but also ensure a positive impact on the grid.

    What would your operation do with savings as much as 20%?

    The pay-back period for investments in well-designed power factor correction systems is usually between 3 and 18 months. Power factor correction equipment of good quality has a life expectancy of at least 10 years.

    Industry examples

    Furniture manufacturing plant

    Cost of PFC installation
    R100,000

    Monthly saving
    R8,700

    Savings over 10 years

    R1,500,000

    Wood processing plant

    Cost of PFC installation
    R73,500

    Monthly saving
    R3,100

    Savings over 10 years

    R470,000

    Food processing plant

    Cost of PFC installation
    R1,250,000

    Monthly saving
    R84,500

    Savings over 10 years

    R13,520,000

    Abattoir

    Cost of PFC installation
    R580,000

    Monthly saving
    R110,000

    Savings over 10 years

    R21,000,000

    Aluminium processing plant

    Cost of PFC installation
    R525,000

    Monthly saving
    R75,000

    Savings over 10 years

    R12,000,000

    Flour mill

    Cost of PFC installation
    R175,000

    Monthly saving
    R17,000

    Savings over 10 years

    R2,200,000

    As a corporate member of the Southern African Association for Energy Efficiency Confederation (SAEEC), an associate member of the Electrical Contractors Association of South Africa (ECASA), and with a Tier 1 Energy Services Company (ESCo) recognition level with the South African National Energy Development Institute (SANEDI), we are in the best position to give you and your business the energy efficiency knowledge and savings you need.

    With over 30 years’ experience in providing reliable and affordable Power Factor Correction equipment and solutions, Alpha Power Solutions can guarantee immediate power factor improvement and upfront savings (with a notable reduction of between 20% to 50% on your power demand), resulting in a significant savings in your monthly electricity bills.