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Where to put transformer?

With electric wires being strung at the tops of poles to keep them out of the reach of the general public, it is obvious that transformers would be hung on… Read more

May 02, 2011 | Transformers

Overhead pole transformer

Electrical substation introduction and elements

An power substation is a subsidiary station of an electricity generation, transmission and distribution system where voltage is transformed from high or medium to low or the reverse using transformers…. Read more

Apr 29, 2011 | Power Substation

Electrical substation introduction and elements

Grounding on wood pole transmission structures

Preferred three-phase grounding applications on wood pole structures using grounding cluster bars are shown in figures 1 and 2. Grounding cluster bars must be positioned just below the lowest elevation… Read more

Apr 26, 2011 | Energy and Power

Figure 3. – Example ground cluster bar attached to wood pole

Overview of solar panel types

There are three common technologies used in solar panels, all of which are based on the common element silicon, which makes up a large proportion of the earth. Monocrystalline cells… Read more

Apr 25, 2011 | Solar Power

Maintenance Of Meduim Voltage Circuit Breakers

Medium-voltage circuit breakers rated between 1 and 72 kV may be assembled into metal-enclosed switchgear line ups for indoor use, or may be individual components installed outdoors in a substation…. Read more

Apr 17, 2011 | Maintenance

Maintenance Of Meduim Voltage Circuit Breakers

KNX automation makes buildings more efficient

In light of climate change and increasingly scarce resources, the energy-efficient operation of buildings is gaining in importance. Essential requirements for this are an energy-efficient architectural design, an insulated building… Read more

Apr 15, 2011 | Energy Efficency

KNX automation makes buildings more efficient


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