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.
Today, volt/VAr optimization is one of the key investment areas of the smart grid. It not only controls reactive power flow with drives losses on distribution feeders, but it also reduces peak demand which is critical for utilities. For more information, download Model behavior: Using distribution models to deliver smart grid volt/VAr control.