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Why remote racking of LV/MV circuit breakers is a smart investment but so rare to see?

Circuit breaker racking is one of the most prominent exercises in the power system that exposes an operator to risk. A sudden malfunction during the racking process can induce catastrophic…...

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Oct 19, 2020 | Bishal Lamichhane

Why remote racking of LV/MV circuit breakers is a smart investment but so rare to see?

How hard can be analyzing MV switchgear wiring diagrams and single line diagram

The capability of reading different types of drawings is an essential skill to perform almost all of the engineering tasks. The engineering drawings form the building blocks of industry method…...

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Oct 05, 2020 | Salem Alshahrani

How hard can be analyzing MV switchgear wiring diagrams and single line diagram

My experience in the first synchronization of the MV generator in an industrial plant

Any power plant commissioning, from small industrial GTG to nuclear facility, will converge to a very final step before (provisional) commercial operation, sometimes empathized as “first kW”: synchronization to local…...

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Sep 21, 2020 | Marco Bruschini

My experience in the first synchronization of the MV generator in an industrial plant

How to convert old substation to a digital substation?

Typically, substations comprise power elements like power transformers, switches, busbars, etc. and control elements like protection units, metering units, RTUs, SCADA, etc. While the power elements are mandatory requirements, the…...

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Sep 07, 2020 | Bishal Lamichhane

How to convert old substation to a digital substation?

Substation and switchyard support structures for electrical equipment (you SHOULD know)

Substation and switchyard structures are used to support the above-grade components and electrical equipment such as cable bus, rigid bus, and strain bus conductors, switches, surge arresters, insulators, and other…...

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Aug 26, 2020 | Edvard

Substation and switchyard structures that support electrical equipment

My experience in solving problems in the cracker plant using a high-speed bus transfer solution

Incoming power supply details: Two of 6.6kV voltage lines are connected to the cracker plant from the distribution substation through reactors. Captive power plant (electricity generation facility) consists of two…...

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Aug 17, 2020 | Satish Nurukurthi

My experience in solving problems in cracker plant using High-Speed Bus Transfer (HSBT)

My practical experience in the electrical protection system of industrial generators

A functional protection system installed, commissioned, and maintained on critical equipment like an industrial generator is of high importance. As such, every protection system must have the ability to: accurately…...

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Aug 03, 2020 | Ezeala Winner

My practical experience in the electrical protection system of industrial generators

A case study of fault level calculations for a MV/LV network using direct method

This technical article represents the case study of fault level calculations for an MV/LV network using the direct method. There are many advantages of the direct approach, and the main…...

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Jul 19, 2020 | Sivakumar K

A case study of fault level calculations for a MV/LV network using direct method

My experience and guidance in the design and electrification of a modern airport

The electrical systems for airports require proper quality installations and consideration for features usually not involved in other electrical installations. In this article, we will be discussing the general elements…...

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Jun 29, 2020 | Bishal Lamichhane

My experience and recommendations in the design and electrification of airports

A real-life case study of relay coordination (step by step tutorial with analysis)

I would say that coordination is a TEAMWORK. In the protection context, it implies how the various protection devices in an electrical distribution network, work as a team, to achieve…...

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Jun 15, 2020 | Sivakumar K

A real-life case study of relay coordination

My worst experience in the maintenance and supervision of medium voltage substations

While there are various voltage levels applicable across the globe depending upon the usability, the category of Medium Voltage remains one of the most critical voltage group comprising primary distribution…...

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Jun 01, 2020 | Bishal Lamichhane

My worst experience in the maintenance and supervision of medium voltage substations

The most common issues I experienced in wiring of a medium voltage switchgear

Nowadays, the design and manufacturing of a Medium Voltage switchgear is not an easy task. Many factors could affect the generation of an optimal set of engineering drawings to be…...

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May 18, 2020 | Ivan Contreras

The most common issues I experienced in wiring of a medium voltage switchgear

My experience in the design and installation of medium voltage switchgears

Medium Voltage (MV) switchgear is typically any switchgear over 1000V in the United States (US). Some of the nominal voltage ratings used in the US by power utilities are 2.4-4.16kV,…...

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May 07, 2020 | Amar M

My experience and issues during the design and installation of medium voltage switchgear

The essential HV/EHV substation auxiliary facilities you should know about

Nowadays, HV/EHV substations have become pretty complex from the design point of view. Besides the main electrical equipment, which must be designed and selected correctly, there are several auxiliary facilities…...

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Apr 27, 2020 | Edvard

The essential HV/EHV substation auxiliary facilities you should know about

Practical tips for the protection of generators and power transformers

There are usually several ways of protecting HV/MV generators and transformers. It should be noted that one protection relay is often used for several functions, for example, an overcurrent relay…...

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Apr 17, 2020 | Edvard

Practical tips for the protection of generators and power transformers


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