The 122-mile double-circuit, 345-kV transmission line runs east of Medicine Lodge, Kan., to Spearville, Kan., and is designed to connect eastern and western Kansas in order to improve electric reliability, enable energy developers to tap into the transmission grid, and promote economic development in the region.
GE researcher Sumit Bose details a new DOE project that GE will lead, to develop an Enhanced Microgrid Control System (eMCS). This technology is designed to be a key element in keeping the electricity system in Potsdam, NY up and running for several days should it become disconnected from the main power station.
AMVAC ANSI vacuum magnetic circuit breaker. You have two options for medium voltage breaker actuation: spring-loaded or magnetic. This brief video describes the operation of magnetic breakers, their high reliability, and how they incorporate a number of maintenance-free design features. To learn more, download this free white paper: “SF6 or vacuum? Choosing the right circuit breaker.
The Rock Island Clean Line is a 500-mile overhead, direct current transmission line that will transport clean energy from northwest Iowa to Illinois and other states to the East.The Rock Island Clean Line will deliver 3,500 megawatts of renewable power and will create thousands of jobs; support low-cost power; and result in cleaner air and water.
SCE&G crews and more than 800 out of state utility crews work together to restore power to SCE&G customers after winter storm Pax affected much of South Carolina in mid-February 2014. Restoring power to rural customers may take longer due to heavy damage on the electric system.