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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
Energy and Power

Electrical Thumb Rules You MUST Follow (7)

Continued from: Electrical Thumb Rules You MUST Follow (Part 6) Overhead conductor / cable size Transmission / distribution  line (span, height of tower) Types of towers Tower swing angle clearance (metal… Read more

Dec 23, 2013 | By jiguparmar

Electrical Thumb Rules You MUST Follow, part 7
Smart Grid

Billion Dollar Storms vs U.S. Electric Grid

Severe weather is the single leading cause of power outages in the United States. Outages caused by severe weather such as thunderstorms, hurricanes and blizzards account for 58 percent of… Read more

Dec 09, 2013 | By Edvard

A street light and utility pole brought down by Hurricane Sandy lay on the street in Avalon, N.J. About 2.5 million customers had no power Tuesday in New Jersey. (photo by Mark Wilson via npr.org)


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