Everyone is familiar with the characteristic hum that transformers produce. In sparsely populated areas, this drone will disturb few, but in urban areas it can be of concern and can even fall foul of local noise level regulations.
The variable shunt reactor (VSR) is an interesting alternative for controlling network voltage stability when the need for reactive power compensation varies with time or when the grid is undergoing change....More
Everyone is familiar with the characteristic hum that transformers produce. In sparsely populated areas, this drone will disturb few, but in urban areas it can be of concern and can even fall foul of local noise level regulations....More
Responding to new requirements in a changing world, ABB is complementing its portfolio with new dry-type transformer products that help make electricity supply systems more efficient, reliable, safe and environmentally friendly....More
The market and landscape for electrical transmission and distribution technologies continues to unfold and develop at different speeds, shaped by regional variations in infrastructure development....More
Electricity market liberalization is forcing utilities to be nimble concerning their obligations to keep a reliable supply of power flowing. At the same time, they also face the challenge of connecting a rapidly increasing number of renewable energy generators to the grid in a way that does not threaten overall power quality....More
Public utilities and investor-owned utilities have completely different approaches to the smart grid. In this engaging interview, you’ll learn why these differences are meaningful and how utilities can identify the opportunity for reliability, efficiency and capacity gains. For more information on this topic, download the free white paper: A public power guide to building a low-risk, low-cost, smarter grid.