IEC 61850 Fundamentals. A fully automated distribution system can make the power grid much more reliable. The IEC 61850 standard can help us get there by overcoming the key hurdle of interoperability. This video provides three ways IEC 61850 is equipping utilities with the means to increase reliability and lower costs in distribution systems. Learn about these benefits and how IEC 61850 simplifies the engineering process by downloading this free Special Report on IEC...
Renewables. Wind and solar are increasing their presence and importance on the grid, thanks in part to advances in technology at all levels of the power system. Download Advances in wind energy technologies in the context of smart grid to learn about some of these advancements, and how they are bringing greater control, mitigating intermittencies, and reducing the effect of electrical disturbances.
Choosing high voltage breakers for a transmission grid in transition
Choosing high voltage breakers for a transmission grid in transition. Learn how to manage three challenges of choosing high-voltage breakers: power quality, higher current ratings and transient faults. Getting these right will mean a simple solution that increases safety and reduces cost. For more information about selecting high-voltage breakers, download this free white paper, Implications of short-line faults for circuit breaker application and design.
Gridshield recloser. Safety, reliability, and efficiency are priorities for any utility. ABB’s Gridshield recloser will help you achieve all three of these goals while reducing total lifecycle cost and even cutting restoration time to one second. It also comes with an unprecedented 12-year warranty and 24/7 customer service. Watch this video to learn more benefits of the Gridshield recloser, increase interoperability, and future-proof your investment in distribution...
SafeGear ANSI/IEEE arc resistant switchgear. Your technician could be injured in an arc flash. More than 20 times each year, someone is seriously injured or killed by an arc flash in the US. Watch this short video to learn how ABB's SafeGear arc-resistant switchgear incorporates a variety of innovations to reduce arc-flash incidents and protect the health and safety of your technicians.
Utilities can collect additional revenue without having to increase rates per kilowatt hour -- simply by improving the range and accuracy of metering. With ABB's AccuRange current transformers, hidden power at the low end of the range is detected and measured while mid-range power is more finely metered for its true value. At the same time, the potential increase in upper range current will provide assets additional protection. For more information, download AccuRange current transformers: high accuracy extended range current transformers