To begin the New Year, based on the articles that appeared in this newsletter during 2013, your editor has put on his wizard’s hat and picked the top five trends in the smart grid arena to watch for in 2014....More
Hardening the grid and becoming more resilient against possible future threats to the electricity system such as super storms or cyberattacks will come about through developing a culture of resilience....More
News of the recent continental-scale war game to determine how prepared the U.S. is for a massive attack on the grid included a statement about “fog of war” confusion experienced by the participants....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.