How Can Regulations Reduce F-gas in Power Networks?

Credit to Author: Frederic Godemel| Date: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 09:34:43 +0000

Since the mid-twentieth century, sulfur hexafluoride (SF6) has been widely used as a replacement for oil as an insulator in electrical equipment, with one of its largest uses today being… Read more »

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EEC Engie New Caledonia Renews its Grid with SF6-free Technology

Credit to Author: Frederic Godemel| Date: Tue, 09 Jun 2020 06:47:51 +0000

Grid operators have access to an arsenal of sustainability tools to help fight climate change, including increasing the proportion of green and digital switchgear in their networks. EEC Engie, an… Read more »

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How innovative SF6-free medium voltage switchgear improves sustainability at E.ON

Credit to Author: Tifenn Perron Perruchione| Date: Wed, 23 Oct 2019 08:09:15 +0000

The results are in: sustainability is top of mind for utilities. A number of studies have found that both utilities and external industry stakeholders have identified issues like emissions and… 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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New Digital Tools Shorten Medium Voltage Switchgear Delivery Times

Credit to Author: Vincent Le Grand| Date: Wed, 20 Jun 2018 14:58:24 +0000

Standardization pervades modern life to such a degree that we hardly notice it. From operating a vehicle to replacing a battery, its influence is at work behind the scenes to… Read more »

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How medium voltage switchgear innovations help fight extreme weather

Credit to Author: Thierry Cormenier| Date: Thu, 01 Mar 2018 14:00:07 +0000

In my last post, I listed some of the aspects of extreme weather that are putting medium voltage switchgear in special service conditions affecting its ratings and lifespan. In this… 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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Medium Voltage Design Basics: Switchgear Introduction

Credit to Author: Thierry Cormenier| Date: Wed, 11 Oct 2017 13:00:09 +0000

For panel builders, being flexible is crucial. That is certainly true when designing and working with medium voltage (MV) networks, or distribution systems with voltages above 1 kV and up… Read more »

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