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Archive: Category «Transmission and Distribution»

Protection

Setting the generator protective relay functions

This technical article will cover the gathering of information needed to calculate protective relay settings, the setting calculations for the various protective functions, typical generator/turbine withstand times for abnormal operating conditions,… Read more

Jan 16, 2016 | By Edvard

Setting the generator protective relay functions
Protection

Secondary Distribution Networks In Urban Areas

A high level of interconnection, either ring or mesh, to ensure a high degree of availability of supply to the consumer, characterises secondary distribution networks in urban areas. Domestic, industrial… Read more

Nov 04, 2015 | By Edvard

Secondary Distribution Networks In Urban Areas
Energy and Power

Phases and wires in distribution of AC power

AC power transmission is always at high voltage and mostly by 3-phase system. The use of single-phase system is limited to single-phase electric railways. Single-phase power transmission is used only… Read more

Oct 19, 2015 | By Edvard

Phases and wires in distribution of AC power
High Voltage

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 | By Edvard

7 Methods To Avoid Insulator Flashovers
High Voltage

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 | By sajna soman

FACTS Devices To Enhance Power System Performance
Power Substation

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 | By Edvard

Energy and Power

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 | By Edvard

11 Major Causes of Power System Failures
Energy and Power

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 | By Edvard



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