Substation automation is a mission-critical task and electric power utilities must synchronize across large-scale distributed power grid switches in a substation to enable smooth power transfer and maintain power supply… Read more
The harmonic currents are mainly down to the nonlinear loads in the installations. The most frequent harmonic sources are linked to the use of electric arcs (welding, arc furnaces, discharge… Read more
Transmission and distribution systems are exposed to overcurrent flow into their elements. In an electric power system, overcurrent or excess current is a situation where a larger than intended electric… Read more
A DCS is the heart of a thermal power plant’s instrumentation and control systems. DCS stands for ‘distributed control system’, and the term ‘distributed’ means that several processors are operating…...
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First of all, it is extremely important that the operator/engineer understand the ground system that is being tested. The clamp-on measurement works well in many situations, but it has limitations… Read more
Generating unit is a pretty complex system made up of the generator stator winding, its transformer and unit transformer (if present), the rotor with its field winding and excitation system,… Read more