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Monthly Archive for: «December, 2010»

Low Voltage

Maintenance Of Low Voltage Circuit Breakers

The deterioration of low voltage circuit breaker is normal and  this process begins as soon as the circuit breaker is installed. If  deterioration is not checked, it can cause failures… Read more

Dec 31, 2010 | By Edvard Csanyi

Maintenance Of Low Voltage Circuit Breakers
Wind Power

Siemens Wind Turbine SWT-2.3-82

The SWT-2.3-82 turbine is the classical workhorse for utility-scale wind turbine projects, designed on the basis of our unique experience from more than 25 years of leading-edge design and construction… Read more

Dec 30, 2010 | By Edvard Csanyi

Siemens Wind Turbine SWT-2.3-82

Happy Holidays

With 2010 behind us, EEP wishes a very safe and warm new year to you and yours. Even in a very slow economic environment we at EEP have grown, mainly… Read more

Dec 30, 2010 | By Edvard Csanyi

Happy New Year
IEC Standards

Advantages Of IEC 61850

One of the significant challenges that substation engineers face is justifying substation automation investments. The positive impacts that automation has on operating costs, increased power quality, and reduced outage response… Read more

Dec 29, 2010 | By Edvard Csanyi

Advantages Of IEC 61850 Standard
Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficency In Hospitals – The Steam

Steam is used a great deal in hospitals: it permits high energy densities and enables large amounts of energy to be moved around easily. Steam can easily be generated from… Read more

Dec 28, 2010 | By Edvard Csanyi

Energy Efficency In Hospitals - The Steam
Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficency In Hospitals – Compressed air

Compressed air is an essential form of energy for a hospital. Depending on the requirements it can be divided into: – Medical compressed air and – Technical compressed air Medical… Read more

Dec 27, 2010 | By Edvard Csanyi

Compressed Air
Power Substation

Types and Origins of Substation Fires

The risk of fire in substations has been historically low, but the possible impacts of a fire can be catastrophic. Fires in substations can severely impact the supply of power… Read more

Dec 26, 2010 | By Edvard Csanyi

Substation Fire Protection
Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficency In Hospitals – HVAC

In the following lines we will look at a number of case studies for energy saving options. These are subdivided into the following areas: – HVAC – Compressed air – Steam –… Read more

Dec 25, 2010 | By Edvard Csanyi

Energy Efficency In Hospitals - HVAC
Solar Power

Solar Energy Expands, Escapes the Power Grid

Solar power has come a long way since its origins as a niche technology for satellites, finding its way into a wide range of large and small power generation applications…. Read more

Dec 24, 2010 | By Edvard Csanyi

Solar panels, connected to grid or offline?

Distribution Of Energy For Lighting – History

Edison planned his first installation for New York City, and decided that an underground system of distribution would be necessary. This took the form of a network supplied by feeders… Read more

Dec 24, 2010 | By Edvard Csanyi

Thomas Edison
Energy and Power

Siemens – Busway Purpose and Definition

Commercial and industrial distribution systems use several methods to transport electrical energy. These methods may include heavy conductors run in trays or conduit. Once installed, cable and conduit assemblies are… Read more

Dec 23, 2010 | By Edvard Csanyi

Electrical power can be supplied to any area of a building by connecting standard lengths of busway.
High Voltage

Use Of Vacuum As A Breaking Medium

SF6 and vacuum are the two most modern breaking techniques in the fields of Medium Voltage (from 1 to 52 kV) and High Voltage (> 72.5 kV). They appeared in… Read more

Dec 22, 2010 | By Edvard Csanyi

Fig-1 Evolution Of MV Circuit Breaker Markets In Europe
Power Substation

Establishing New Power Substation

The construction of new substations and the expansion of existing facilities are common place projects in electric utilities. However, due to the complexity, very few utility employees are familiar with… Read more

Dec 20, 2010 | By Edvard Csanyi

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