The article describes the hardware and software of the instrument placed in some European countries able to collect Power Quality (PQ) data. These instruments are provided by one of the bigger UPS farmer in the world. The collected data have been analyzed by Roma Tre University that has elaborated some statistical evaluation of the European PQ. Some economical evaluation on the industrial productivity, connected with the lack of PQ, are also presented. It is also shown a possible creation, in the future, of new corporations able to face PQ problems with the aim to provide new kind of service for those customers particularly sensible to PQ.
Caciotta, M., Giarnetti, S., Grossoni, M., Leccese, F. (2010). Power Quality As An Opportunity to Implement the Productivity and to Reduce the Costs. In Proceedings of Joint Symposium between "Energy Links between Russia and East Asia: Development Strategies for XXI Century. Irkutsk : Melentiev Energy Systems Institute.