High Efficiency Modes of Operation
September 21, 2020
The most common UPS topology currently used in the industry is double conversion; nevertheless, most UPS suppliers have introduced ECO Modes of operation to further increase the levels of efficiency of the UPS. In this paper, we will analyze the drawbacks of ECO Mode types of operation and further highlight what elements should be considered when using these modes of operation.
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