Nov 02, 2017
Today’s electrical grid is experiencing many challenges, including a changing generation landscape with an increase in renewable and remote generation, an aging AC transmission infrastructure and an increase in global demand for electricity.
Siemens is providing Dominion Energy, a subsidiary of one of the largest producers and transporters of energy in the United States, with the company’s first Mobile SVC STATCOM technology. The solution keeps the grid stable during...
Let’s take last month’s theory column and go to the next step, the 6-pulse inverter. It is called a 6-pulse design because it draws current in six distinct pulses from the AC system. It uses six rectifier devices to form a three-phase full wave...
The microgrid concept dates back to the beginning of our industry
Innovative digital technologies are making a difference
Oct 18, 2017
As the demand for more energy grows, modern transmission and distribution systems are operated close to security limits. The ability to control transmission voltages to the extent possible with shunt reactors is very attractive from a commercial...
First ever facility capable of testing power transformers up to 800 kV and switchgear up to 1200 kV