Power quality and energy monitoring control console for domestic consumer

Wai Lok Chan, K. K. Li, L. L. Tai

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The paper provides solution to the three main concerns of domestic electricity consumers, namely, energy management, power quality and electrical protection. The control console is a micro-controller module equipped with three channels of 12-bit analog-to-digital conversion system. The first channel is the voltage channel that is responsible for supply side power quality monitoring. The second and third channels are responsible for the Live and Leakage currents respectively. The instantaneous power and the total energy consumption are logged continuously to produce consumption profiles. The electrical protection is provided by a circuit breaker that is controlled by the micro-controller. Three kinds of protection are available, namely over-current, high leakage current and low supply quality.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)110-114
Number of pages5
JournalIEE Conference Publication
Issue number478 I
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2001
Event5th International Conference on Advances in Power System Control, Operation and Management - Tsimshatsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Duration: 30 Oct 20001 Nov 2000

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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