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Power Substation

6 Simple Rules to Ensure Substation Safety

Another extremely important substation engineering aspect is associated with safety protection. It is fair to say that safety is always a No. 1 priority in substation design, operation and maintenance…. Read more

Jan 27, 2014 | By Edvard

6 Simple Rules to Ensure Substation Safety
Energy and Power

Dimensioning of Power Distribution Systems (2)

Continued from the first part: Dimensioning of Power Distribution Systems (1) Dimensioning of cable routes and devices follows the maximum load currents to be expected at this distribution level. As… Read more

Jan 24, 2014 | By Edvard

Dimensioning of Power Distribution Systems (2)
Energy and Power

Dimensioning of Power Distribution Systems (1)

When the basic supply concept for the electricity supply system has been established, it is necessary to dimension the electrical power system. Dimensioning means the sizing rating of all equipment… Read more

Jan 20, 2014 | By Edvard

Dimensioning of Power Distribution Systems (1)
High Voltage

8 main disadvantages of HVDC transmission

Few weeks back I posted an article about advantages of HVDC over HVAC transmission systems. Advantages of HVDC are numerous and very well recognized, but like everything on this earth… Read more

Jan 10, 2014 | By Edvard

8 Main Disadvantages of HVDC Transmission
Energy and Power

U.S. Renewable Energy – The Facts!

About 82% of the nation’s energy comes from fossil fuels, 8% from nuclear, and 9% from renewable sources. Wind is the fastest growing renewable source, but contributes only 1% of… Read more

Jan 08, 2014 | By Edvard

U.S. Renewable Energy - The Facts!
Energy and Power

Driving Distributed Energy with Smart Networks

The smart network will set up a virtuous cycle for distributed generators and energy storage devices. It will grow the market by opening up more niches where distributed energy is… Read more

Jan 03, 2014 | By Edvard

Driving Distributed Energy with Smart Networks
Transformers

Economic Evaluation of Transformer Losses

Transformer losses represent power that cannot be delivered to customers and therefore have an associated economic cost to the transformer user/owner. A reduction in transformer losses generally results in an increase in… Read more

Jan 01, 2014 | By Edvard

Economic Evaluation of Transformer Losses


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