Kenneth L. Lovorn, PE, Lovorn Engineering Assocs.; and Tom Divine, PE, SSR

Articles

Codes and Standards August 9, 2010

Apportioning loads on paralleled generator sets

Selection of the right load-sharing control system depends on the sizes of the generators, their governors and voltage regulators, the sensitivity of the loads to voltage and frequency, and desired system reliability.

By Kenneth L. Lovorn, PE, Lovorn Engineering Assocs.; and Tom Divine, PE, SSR