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
As the government encourages more alternative energy installation such as wind and solar, what are the utility companies doing to assure their grids can handle the expansion of the solar generating farms?...More
Surge arresters are a crucial link in your power-protection system. Over time, lightning and switching surges will reduce the performance and reliability of your arresters. Watch this video to learn the most-common methods of testing your surge arresters to verify their health.
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