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After installing a grid tie inverter (GTI,) the power factor dropped from 1 to .85 over the last week. My loads are a combination of inductive and resistive.

I have an option of setting my GTI to feed .8 lag or .8 lead.

Which one should I use?

The default setting is unity.

I understand why the drop but what can I do about it?

My utility mandates a PF of .9 at least

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    \$\begingroup\$ I don't read a problem. \$\endgroup\$ – Andy aka Mar 16 '17 at 8:13
  • \$\begingroup\$ @andy Now theres one \$\endgroup\$ – BUCKS Mar 16 '17 at 10:00
  • \$\begingroup\$ It is good to ask. But keep in mind that in a situation like this you can always just try it and see what happens. \$\endgroup\$ – mkeith May 23 '18 at 4:07
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Set it to 0.8 lead for improving the overall power factor

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