The electrical current that does useful work is Active current. Reactive current creates magnetism needed to turn motors so it can't be eliminated. However, you can work to create a better ratio of current, or power factor.
There are a variety of things you can do right now to take control of your electricl bill. Here are five things you can do now to save.
Even though your utility claims your rate structure is "set in stone," be innovative and investigate ways to reduce costs within your rate structure; work with your utility to understand how you can more readily serve them.
Electricity is usually one of the largest financial burdens faced by plant managers. Fortunately there are options available to minimize these costs or even generate profits.
In most states, deregulation of the utility industry allows you to choose your power provider and the voltage level at which you purchase power. Both of these options provide opportunity to reduce operating costs.