Can we install two-phase inverters in three phase systems? We know two phase inverters are designed to use in two phase systems mostly is rural areas but what about to use them in three phase systems....More
You tell us: What are the biggest causes of outages in the United States for a) distribution b) transmission? Are things getting better or worse? How does the U.S. reliability compare to other countries?...More
I notice that some some manufacturers are offering flexible iron rather than wood or steel. What's the advantage? Are we moving toward higher wind speed standards for structural strength and is this primarily due to storms?...More
Please discuss the safety concerns of having high levels of hydrogen in active transformers, and safety precautions when collecting oil samples, adding oil, replacing fuses or operating the internal load break switch....More
With so many transformer manufacturers in the marketplace today, have transformers become just another commodity? Specs are always a consideration when shopping for a transformer, but there is another very important factor. Is your supplier experienced enough to design a transformer that will last 30 – 40 years? Learn more crucial questions to ask when you're shopping for a transformer to improve your transformer longevity. For more information on this topic, download the free white paper: How evolving design tools and specifications impact transformer longevity.
Servicing power equipment because the calendar says so is wasteful and inefficient. Read this white paper to learn how you can begin implementing a more effective condition-based approach to maintenance....More
This brief article describes how an innovative digital solution is enhancing the ability of protection relays in compensated distribution systems to perform their two most important tasks: earth-fault detection and directional determination....More