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System-Based Testing of Complex Line Protection
The overall goal of testing protection systems is to improve system reliability and avoid misoperations of any kind. Nevertheless, we have to accept that the time to perform the required testing is limited. If both statements stay true, it is often the case that errors are likely to be made due to the time constraint we have to perform tests.   Read more here…


GIS and Hybrid Switchgear Technology
The need for higher reliability, more compactness & insensitivity to environmental factors are the key drivers for the evolution of SF6 Gas Insulated Switchgear. The higher the voltage the more is the applicability of the GIS Switchgear. In today’s scenario with the ever-increasing land and civil cost for substations, the requirement of accommodating more and more feeders in compact dimension is quite relevant.  Read more here…





Troubleshooting Motors by Understanding Relays
Many features of digital motor-protection relays can be used to troubleshoot motor problems, but they may be unfamiliar to operators who are used to simple, traditional thermal motor overloads. This article covers the most common alarms an operator is likely to encounter, their most likely causes, and troubleshooting tips.  Read more here…


A Surge Protection Device or SPD
Lightning and Surge protection are used throughout the world for protecting Buildings, Industry, and Infrastructure from the effects of an over-voltage occurrence that exceeds the design of electrical and electronic systems. Lightning discharges in storms are a frequent cause of transient surge voltages. Even remote lightning strikes can influence electrical and electronic components.   Read more here…