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Clean-air initiatives are complex and costly projects, whether retrofitting existing generation assets or installing new. Utilities and IPPs can simplify these projects by relying on a single supplier to provide the needed engineering and technology. In this video, learn how ABB provides project managers with a seamless, and painless, approach to clean air projects. For more information, read this article, "What was CSAPR really driving?"
Given their inherent flexibility and relative ease to implement, microgrids offer an interesting alternative to expansion of the existing power infrastructure in a variety of applications. Learn more fascinating aspects of microgrids, including how to achieve a higher penetration of renewable power. For more information on this topic, download the free white paper: Microgrids: Weathering the storm.
FAQs about Surge Arresters for High Voltage Substation Applications
Learn how a surge arrester works, how to select one that is appropriate for your high voltage substation application and where to place it to protect your critical substation equipment and prevent power outages. For more best practice tips, download this free white paper: Unplanned outages: Four keys to assessing risk and prioritizing maintenance.
Due to budget constraints, asset management has taken a backseat at many utilities. But these assets are getting too old, and utilities are now forced to prioritize which assets to replace to prevent potential failure. Learn how modern technology can provide a thorough asset analysis and determine risks in real-time. For more information on this topic, download the free white paper Using smart grid data to power end-to-end asset health management.
Learn how the safety features of dry-type transformers allow them to be placed inside buildings with high voltage limits to bring power closer to end-users in big cities more efficiently. For more information about dry-type transformers, watch this webinar: Overcoming urban power distribution challenges with technology innovations.
max, the troublemaiker commented on March 01, 2013
internal wiring of the transformers should be in complinace with NEC, sections related wire current capacity and the withstand to short circuit current. inaddition all wiring should be insulated and, when bolted connecions are made, the nuts should be visible.