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.
This video highlights a series of tests held at EPRI's laboratory in Lenox, MA, that measure the stress points and tolerances of power lines, poles and other equipment in an on-going research effort to help make the nation's grid more resilient.
Is there a way drones could be used to trim vegetation in areas where terrain would make it difficult to access with conventional equipment?