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  • Sep 10, 2013
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    Our Fragile, Challenged Electric System 5

    Is our electric system better than it was 10 years ago? With the recent anniversary of the historic 2003 Northeast Blackout, the short answer is, “Yes, but it is still a long way from what it should be.” While national reliability standards have been adopted, making it far less likely that falling trees in Ohio will take out power in the northeast for over 24 hours, more needs to be done to bolster an electric system that remains fragile, challenged, and in need of  overhaul....More
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Improved transformer longevity by design

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.

 

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ABB's Gary Rackliffe, Vice President Smart Grid, blogs a North American perspective on smart grid trends and technologies.

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