Test and Measurement

Utilities monitor the condition of their lines and substations to ensure continuity of service, reliability and operation.


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Test and Measurement

PG&E Hosts Drone Pilots for Electric Utility Operations

Dec. 18, 2023
PG&E began using drones in detailed electric transmission infrastructure inspections in 2015.
Photo courtesy of Southern California Edison.
Although utilities have digitized their analog records, the legacy grid data is not always consistent and manual processes are still required. Using machine learning to analyze available data can verify its accuracy and simplify the update process.
Test and Measurement

Tracking Decades-Old Power Poles with Machine Learning

Nov. 1, 2023
Utilities must organize and make sense of a tremendous tranche of legacy power grid data, but AI may offer answers.
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Test and Measurement

Tab-Ex 03 Enables Mobile Workers to Predict, Solve Outages

Oct. 2, 2023
With predictive maintenance based on captured real-time asset data, companies can identify when a component or machinery is due for service or suddenly requires replacement before...
Testing a new charging point.
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EV Chargers: Power Grid Impact and Maintenance Requirements

Aug. 2, 2023
Appropriate maintenance, testing, and power quality monitoring are critical to ensure chargers operate properly as well as to negate the additional stress and potential negative...
High Frequency Current Transformer (HFCT) Sensors clipped around the cable earth straps.
High Frequency Current Transformer (HFCT) Sensors clipped around the cable earth straps.
Test and Measurement

Monitoring the Condition of HV Assets

Dec. 20, 2022
A novel technique known as the ASTUTE Cable Monitor performs on-line 24/7 PD monitoring of underground HV cables.
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Test and Measurement

Southco Launches Wireless Security App

Nov. 6, 2023
The app replaces physical keys, which can be lost or stolen.
Photo by Emergent Vision Technologies.
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Test and Measurement

Emergent Vision Technologies Introduces PACE LR-4KG35 10GigE Line Scan Camera

Nov. 6, 2023
Through its 10GigE SFP+ interface, the camera reaches a top single line rate of 172KHz.
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Test and Measurement

New Megger DGA Monitor can Spot Faults

Nov. 6, 2023
InsuLogix G2 monitors the health of power transformers by finding faults that can damage or shorten lives of critical equipment.
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DOE Prize Launched for Grid Reliability Solutions

Nov. 6, 2023
Agency aims to boost power grid with more efficient data usage and better cybersecurity.