How digitizing your critical power distribution delivers a fast and massive ROI

Credit to Author: Markus Hirschbold| Date: Tue, 11 Sep 2018 13:00:30 +0000

In the previous two posts in this series, we’ve looked at the hidden risks that make managing critical power facilities so challenging. We’ve also seen how trends in digitizing electrical… Read more »

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Revolutionizing Power Critical Facilities with Connectivity and Intelligence

Credit to Author: Kevin Morin| Date: Thu, 30 Aug 2018 14:20:31 +0000

Disruptive innovation has arrived to support our next generation power grid. These innovations provide increased opportunity for intelligence and connectivity for the management of power distribution in our power critical… Read more »

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Digitizing your critical power system: simple, smart and stable

Credit to Author: Markus Hirschbold| Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2018 13:00:29 +0000

In my last post, I talked about the difficulties faced by facility teams in keeping critical power facilities running safety, reliably, efficiently, and compliant with regulations. We looked at the… Read more »

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Stopping electrical fires using arc flash and arc fault protection

Credit to Author: Tarek Boumegoura| Date: Sat, 25 Aug 2018 13:00:13 +0000

In a previous post in this blog series, I described how electrical fires can be caused by installations that have deteriorated over time, or from hazards due to electrical systems… Read more »

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Updated ANSI Standards Address New Power Metering Capabilities and Challenges

Credit to Author: Piotr Przydatek| Date: Tue, 21 Aug 2018 13:00:45 +0000

As the growing presence of non-linear loads and distributed energy resources place new demands on electric power metering equipment, standards organizations are revising their testing guidelines to address the resulting… Read more »

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How digitization is bringing critical power distribution out of the dark

Credit to Author: Markus Hirschbold| Date: Tue, 14 Aug 2018 13:00:41 +0000

In the face of rising competition and mandates to improve operational efficiency, large and critical power facilities need to keep power distribution systems running safety, reliably, efficiently, and in compliance… Read more »

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Arc flash protection: combining containment and mitigation

Credit to Author: Tarek Boumegoura| Date: Wed, 08 Aug 2018 13:00:27 +0000

The Occupational Health & Safety Association (OSHA) have reported that arc flashes result in over 7,000 burn injuries per year in the US, with over 400 people dying as a… Read more »

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Fire-Resistant Cast-Resin Transformers Offer Multiple Safety Benefits

Credit to Author: Michel Sacotte| Date: Tue, 31 Jul 2018 13:00:29 +0000

In previous posts, I described the lifecycle-cost and environmental benefits the cast-resin transformers provides, compared to liquid-type transformers. In this post, I describe the fire-resistance cast-resin offerings provide, especially when indoor… Read more »

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3 Steps Towards Cybersecurity in a Digital World

Credit to Author: Hervé Coureil| Date: Tue, 12 Jun 2018 21:05:46 +0000

“Security is everyone’s job now.” These are wise words from Amazon’s CTO Dr. Werner Vogels, especially for companies embarking on a digital transformation or accelerating their journey. Why should we… Read more »

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Today’s Medium Voltage Transformers Are Turning “Green”

Credit to Author: Michel Sacotte| Date: Wed, 16 May 2018 13:00:56 +0000

In March 2007, the European Council accepted a European Commission proposal to cut at least 20% of greenhouse gas emissions, compared to 1990 levels, from all primary energy sources by the year… Read more »

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Thinking Beyond First Costs When Specifying Cast Resin Transformers

Credit to Author: Michel Sacotte| Date: Wed, 28 Mar 2018 13:00:21 +0000

When it comes to specifying cast resin transformers the capital expenditure, or CAPEX, is often the primary – or only – consideration. However, for owners, the operational expenditures (OPEX) over… Read more »

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