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
On-load tap changers are often the culprit when power transformers fail. Trouble with mechanical components and coking of contacts are frequently at fault. In this video, you can explore the design of some of the most commonly used tap changers and discover the strengths and weaknesses of each. You will also learn about options to repair or retrofit troublesome tap changes and maximize transformer life. Download the white paper, “Repair or replace? The $64,000 (or much more) question facing utilities,” for in-depth information on how to extend the life of your transformers.