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Dominion Virginia Power battery monitor

The electrolyte-level sensor monitor will send an alarm when the level reaches the low mark on any cell.

Dominion's Battery Maintenance Program for Substation Operations

Substation battery monitor program tracks the dc system that powers critical components.

Battery systems typically live in the shadow of their more high-tech counterparts in Dominion’s substations. Components such as protective relays are regarded as critical to substation operations, whereas the importance of batteries is usually not emphasized. In reality, devices protecting the electric system cannot operate safely and reliably without a properly maintained and operational dc system supplied by the substation batteries. Batteries function as the backbone of the substation.

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