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.
Over the past one hundred years, there have been many exciting breakthroughs in transformers. Discover new developments on the horizon, which will ultimately enable you to gain more efficiency in your transmission system. For more information on this topic, download the ABB Review Special Report: Transformers.
Public utilities and investor-owned utilities have completely different approaches to the smart grid. In this engaging interview, you'll learn why these differences are meaningful and how utilities can identify the opportunity for reliability, efficiency and capacity gains. For more information on this topic, download the free white paper: A public power guide to building a low-risk, low-cost smarter grid.
Substations are at risk of failure during extreme weather conditions, such as hurricanes and flooding. Learn several solutions, including elevated and hardened substations that create a more stable environment in the face of future extreme weather conditions. For more information about hardened substations, download the free white paper: Overcoming urban power distribution challenges with technology innovations.
The CLNR project is trialing a range of innovative network technologies including electric energy storage. We have installed six energy storage batteries of varying sizes, at strategic points on the Northern Powergrid electricity distribution network, watch a time lapse video showing the work that went into installing our largest 2.5WVa/5MWH battery at Rise Carr in Darlington.
FAQs about Generation Circuit Breaker (GCB) monitoring. An electronic monitoring system that indicates the wear on breakers -- and details alarm history -- supports condition-based service practices. The visibility these systems provide extends the lifetime of the units and reduces risk of mistiming costly plant shut downs for maintenance and potentially dangerous situations for personnel. For more information, download this presentation: GMS600 - GCB monitoring system information.