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Few things that capacitors do perfectly

Capacitors provide tremendous benefits to distribution system performance. Most noticeably, capacitors reduce losses, free up capacity, and reduce voltage drop. Let’s go a little bit into details. By canceling the… Read more

Oct 05, 2015 | Energy and Power

3 Things That Capacitors Do Perfectly

Applying Variable Speed Drives To Control Pressure

Using variable speed drives (VSDs) to control pressure reduces the electrical energy requirements by reducing the amount of hydraulic energy actually produced. A basic pressure control pump station is equipped… Read more

Oct 03, 2015 | Industrial Automation

Applying Variable Speed Drives To Control Pressure

Synchronizing Generator To The Grid

Having discussed the principles of synchronizing generator to the grid, we will look briefly on the physical method of accomplishing it. In theory, there are at least two simple measurements… Read more

Oct 02, 2015 | Energy and Power

Old generator synchroscope used for matching the speed and phase angle of a generator before connecting it to the power grid

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 | High Voltage

FACTS Devices To Enhance Power System Performance

Analysis of pole-mounted MV/LV transformer grounding

Let’s discuss in some detail the reasons for the grounding philosophy adopted for pole-mounted MV/LV transformer substations illustrated in Figure 0. Contents: LV grounding MV grounding Combined MV/LV grounding Separate… Read more

Sep 23, 2015 | Energy and Power

Analysis of pole-mounted MV/LV transformer grounding


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