Smart technology leads the way for energy efficiency at electric utilities

Credit to Author: Renzo Coccioni| Date: Mon, 27 Nov 2017 14:24:01 +0000

How are you maximizing grid efficiency? Reducing electricity network losses requires smart strategies that improve active and passive energy efficiency. By planning, measuring, and improving transmission and distribution (T&D) efficiency… Read more »

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What’s driving energy efficiency improvements at electric utilities?

Credit to Author: Renzo Coccioni| Date: Fri, 17 Nov 2017 13:12:07 +0000

The pressure to improve energy efficiency is constant and intense. The burden is particularly high for electric utilities, since changes to power production and distribution can have a cascading effect… Read more »

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Smart circuit breakers and ISO 50001: a perfect match for efficiency

Credit to Author: Franck Gruffaz| Date: Thu, 02 Nov 2017 13:00:03 +0000

As the world’s population continues to grow so will energy consumption. With over a billion people still without access to electricity and increasing migrations to cities, more energy will be… Read more »

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Medium Voltage Design Basics: Environmental & Operation Conditions

Credit to Author: Thierry Cormenier| Date: Wed, 25 Oct 2017 13:00:44 +0000

As noted in the previous post in this series, being flexible is important for panel builders, contractors, facility managers and specifiers. Having components meet medium voltage (MV) standard IEC 62271-200… Read more »

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The Goal of Arc Flash Protection: Safety Standards

Credit to Author: Juha Rintala| Date: Thu, 12 Oct 2017 13:00:15 +0000

When electric current travels through the air and goes where it isn’t supposed to, the result is an arc flash. It can be a violent event as the current jumps… Read more »

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Electrical distribution safety and reliability: get it right from the start

Credit to Author: Didier Fulchiron| Date: Tue, 03 Oct 2017 13:00:05 +0000

Electrical distribution systems are found supplying power in all sorts of factories, data centers, hospitals, and large commercial complexes. The reliability of these systems is critical to keeping businesses and… Read more »

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NFPA 70E Changes: Now Everyone can Benefit from the Tables

Credit to Author: Rod West| Date: Wed, 12 Jul 2017 14:13:13 +0000

Last month at the annual NFPA meeting in Boston, NFPA 70E passed one of the final milestones on the road to completion and it is expected to be issued later… Read more »

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