Power control switch (P.C.S.)

Device that limits the maximum amount of power that can be used, in accordance with the supply contract. Royal Decree 1454/2005 of 21 December 2005, stipulates that all supplies must have a power control device installed. This switch disconnects the installation when the sum of power demanded by the appliances operating at any one time exceeds the contracted power. It is situated next to the general control and protective panel, immediately before it.