How to detect partial discharge in MV switchgear to avoid equipment damage

Credit to Author: Mohamed Shishani| Date: Mon, 13 Jul 2020 21:22:46 +0000

Unplanned downtime due to aging, damaged, and unmaintained electrical equipment can cost your business valuable time and money. For industrial plants, a one-hour shutdown may cost up to $250,000.  Fortunately,… Read more »

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Five Safety Tips for Modernizing Your Aging Switchgear

Credit to Author: Gabriel Arce| Date: Wed, 17 Jul 2019 12:00:07 +0000

Switchgear can have an extremely long service life, stretching into multiple decades. However, while a 30- or 40-year-old piece of equipment may still perform its original functions as well as… Read more »

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What to do with aging medium voltage switchgear?

Credit to Author: Matan Marom| Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 10:25:02 +0000

A major issue for industrial facilities are the impacts of aging medium voltage switchgear. Continuity of services, reliability and financial losses are all at risk, not to mention that the… Read more »

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How extreme weather causes premature aging in medium voltage equipment

Credit to Author: Thierry Cormenier| Date: Thu, 22 Feb 2018 14:00:17 +0000

If you own or manage any large building, plant, or public infrastructure, you depend on reliable electrical distribution services. You also need equipment to be as sustainable as possible in… Read more »

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Switchgear Upgrades Can Address Asbestos Hazards

Credit to Author: Luiz Simoes| Date: Mon, 08 Jan 2018 22:04:14 +0000

In my last 2 blogs, I wrote about several concerns customers are facing with their aging LV and MV switchgear. For the most part, these center around safety, reliability and… Read more »

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Calculate Your Best Cost Option for Aging Switchgear

Credit to Author: Luiz Simoes| Date: Fri, 20 Oct 2017 17:53:03 +0000

Hello again! My last blog, A Closer Look into the True Cost of Replacing Electrical Switchgear, addressed concerns facility engineers face with their aging low-voltage and medium-voltage switchgear. As you can… Read more »

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Overcome Mixed-OEM Challenges with Switchgear Modernization

Credit to Author: Doug Robling| Date: Mon, 02 Oct 2017 14:00:05 +0000

Limited capital budgets require aging power equipment to be maintained for as long as possible. But there’s also an ongoing need for optimal reliability: System downtime costs organizations millions of… Read more »

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How Smart are Your Switchgear Controls?

Credit to Author: Sahil Shanghavi| Date: Wed, 23 Aug 2017 15:29:41 +0000

In this age of technology and communication, it is hard to imagine that simple issues stemming from an aging power system can cause serious damage as well as pose major… Read more »

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