How microgrids can create carbon-neutral buildings and reduce energy costs

Credit to Author: Frederic Abbal| Date: Mon, 20 May 2019 11:19:54 +0000

Digitally driven energy management initiatives are allowing companies to operate sustainably while gaining the rewards of reduced energy costs and a smaller carbon footprint. Microgrid adoption, increased distributed energy resources… Read more »

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Decoded: Arc Flash in the National Electric Code

Credit to Author: Steve Hinton| Date: Fri, 17 May 2019 08:13:57 +0000

Installation standards and work practices complement each other.  Before any arc flash discussion can be made about the National Electric Code (NEC), it’s important to realize that NFPA 70E, Standard… Read more »

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Extend your electrical equipment assets lifetime with Preventive Maintenance

Credit to Author: Roger Casellas| Date: Tue, 14 May 2019 10:00:22 +0000

The idea of “prevention is better than cure” is applicable to many situations and sectors in life, and in business. I’m sure you know the importance of keeping your Electrical… Read more »

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Thinking of updating your medium voltage switchgear? Hereafter what do you need to consider?

Credit to Author: Georges Barbarin| Date: Mon, 13 May 2019 15:07:31 +0000

As the saying goes, ‘time is money’, and with the cost of downtime increasing into the millions per hour, this has never been truer. Consequently, the need for a reliable,… Read more »

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How DERMS support the utility?

Credit to Author: Jose Angel Rios Blanco| Date: Tue, 30 Apr 2019 10:59:43 +0000

DERMS: Distributed Energy Resources Management System The proliferation of distributed energy resources (DER) entering the distribution networks (including distributed generating units, energy storage and electric vehicles), is challenging the traditional… 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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Q&A: What are the dangers of aging medium voltage switchgear?

Credit to Author: Matan Marom| Date: Thu, 25 Apr 2019 08:57:44 +0000

Aging electrical equipment and components are not only inefficient, they are potentially dangerous. Overheating in medium-voltage switchgear and electrical enclosures, often caused by loose connections or friction (due to lack… Read more »

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5 tips to maintain and protect your electrical equipment from animal-caused outages

Credit to Author: Roger Casellas| Date: Mon, 22 Apr 2019 14:16:37 +0000

There are many things that can cause a power outage, wildlife is one of those. Animal intrusion into utility and industrial substations causes a significant number of outages that are… Read more »

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The Compelling Power of Public Energy & Sustainability Goals

Credit to Author: Frederic Abbal| Date: Mon, 22 Apr 2019 10:00:05 +0000

One of the clear indicators of corporate leadership on energy and sustainability is the recent acceleration of publicly announced goals. Many companies have made quantifiable and measurable commitments to reduce… Read more »

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Upgrade or Replace Switchgear? 4 questions to help you identify your best choice

Credit to Author: Georges Barbarin| Date: Fri, 12 Apr 2019 13:01:27 +0000

When older breakers become unreliable and maintenance costs rise, electrical engineers face a choice: replace aging switchgear or modernize it with an upgrade. In many cases, an upgrade is the… Read more »

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