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7 Methods To Avoid Insulator Flashovers

Contamination caused insulator flashovers produce frequent outages in severely contaminated areas. Lines closer to the ocean are in more danger of becoming contaminated. Several countermeasures have been proposed to improve… Read more

Oct 14, 2015 | Edvard

7 Methods To Avoid Insulator Flashovers

FACTS Devices To Enhance Power System Performance

Flexible Alternating Current Transmission System (FACTS) simply refers to a combination of power electronics components with traditional power system components. They are intended to improve our power system reliability, power… Read more

Sep 28, 2015 | sajna soman

FACTS Devices To Enhance Power System Performance

Basic Stand-Alone Application of Reclosers

Reclosers are self-contained fault interrupting and reclosing devices, specifically designed for overcurrent protection in secondary distribution systems. Reclosers are situated in selected locations within the overhead distribution network. With the… Read more

Apr 15, 2015 | Edvard

11 major causes of power system failures

To gain a broader understanding of power system reliability, it is necessary to understand the root causes of system faults and system failures. A description of major failure modes is… Read more

Mar 18, 2015 | Edvard

11 Major Causes of Power System Failures

Smart Load Management Strategies To Save Energy

As part of their drive towards synchronizing the consumption and production of electrical energy over the long term, energy distribution companies tailor their rates to encourage consumers to reduce their… Read more

Feb 18, 2015 | Edvard