The organization I represent, the American Bird Conservancy (ABC), supports renewable energy development to address anthropogenic climate change, but has serious concerns about widespread bird mortalities caused by wind turbines....More
In the early 1990s, I led a team at one of the power industry’s large equipment manufacturers to look into aging utility infrastructures and determine what it meant for both the future of our industry and the company....More
Phil, Kevin and George are eating lunch in the shade of the line truck. They’ve been replacing older wooden distribution poles after their company, Havasnack Rural Electric of Rhode Island, sustained a lot of severe storm damage last winter....More
How do large industrial plants save money on optimizing their front-end systems? By merging two technologies: medium voltage arc resistant switchgear and the electronically triggered fault current limiter (switch) into the medium voltage distribution system. Learn how these two technologies offer tremendous cost-saving opportunities. For more information on this topic, download the free white paper: MV system design: A paradigm shift.