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Battery connections

Battery connections made with tab washers on a four-cell jar. The bank must be taken offline to make this type of connection.

Benefits of Battery Monitoring Systems and NERC Definitions

With increased NERC attention, utilities look for easy to deploy battery monitoring systems.

Stationary battery systems are among the most critical substation assets and are often the most overlooked. Recent changes to the North American Electric Reliability Corporation’s (NERC’s) Protection System Maintenance requirements, PRC-005-2 in particular, have placed new importance on these critical systems by including strict inspection, testing and maintenance requirements for bulk electric system (BES) battery systems. This document makes clear distinction between direct-current (DC)

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