LOAD TAP CHANGERS (LTC) Assess LTC Health With Thermal Imaging
If an LTC fails, the entire transformer will shut down. Transformer failures can cost your utility millions of dollars, adding overtime pay for workers...
ABB steps ahead with its Power Grids business divestment plan
With a view to achieving its goal to become a decentralized global technology company, recently ABB has disinvested 80.1 per cent of its Power Grids...
GAS TURBINES THE HEART OF POWER GENERATION
- The article is authored by Dr Iyad Al-Attar Dr Iyad Al-Attar is a Mechanical Engineer, and business innovator. He is also a Visiting Academic...
“THE 90,000-CRORE LIQUIDITY INJECTION IS A WELCOME RELIEF FOR FINANCIALLY STRESSED DISCOMS,” SAYS CEO...
- By Ranjana Konatt, Editor (Brand Positioning) On Wednesday, May 13th 2020, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced a special scheme for the power distribution sector...
Noise Level Measurements in Amorphous & CRGO Core Distribution Transformers
The article explores the sources of noise in Amorphous and CRGO core distribution transformers and the ways in which it may be controlled.
Maintenance Of Transformer
A few tips which can be useful in maintenance of power and distribution transformers.
How To Achieve Transformer Reliability
Transformer failures can potentially lead to unplanned power outages, in addition to costly and time-consuming repair and replacement. - Dr. Murhari Sopanrao Kele, Chairman-cum-Managing Director, Tripura State Electricity Corporation Ltd
Failure of Transformer Insulation & its Maintenance
Causes of transformer failures include imperfection in design and environment. One of the main causes of failure of a transformer is the insulation failure. - D M Srinivasa, Dr. Usha Surendra
Smart Transformer for Smart Grid Operation
As an integral part of the Smart Grid, smart transformers work independently to constantly regulate voltage and maintain contact with the smart grid in order to allow remote administration if needed and to provide information and feedback about the power supply and the transformers themselves.
An in-depth analysis on how IoT based monitoring system enhances performance of distribution transformers.
Reducing Stray Losses in Transformer
This article explains how stray losses in the transformer play a vital role in increasing the total losses of transformer and also suggests how the same can be reduced significantly to lowest most value by using magnetic shield which ultimately increased the life expectancy of transformer…
Transformers Noise Level Analysis & Reduction Techniques
The subject of deciding such as the most appropriate method and conditions for accurately measuring the noise level of a transformer has been discussed in this article...
Smart Maintenance of Power Transformers
State-of-the-art test systems and a smart software solution for diagnostic testing, condition assessment and easy data management help to evaluate the status of a power transformer faster and more reliably than ever before…
Dielectric Technology in Transformer
Utilities and transformer manufacturers focus on the design and manufacture of environmentally-friendly transformers that are nonhazardous while offering improved life cycle costs with minimal maintenance. These transformers offer reduced carbon footprint, reduced levels of pollution (water, soil, noise), enhanced lifecycle costs, enhanced product lifetime, and enhanced fire safety…
Transform Potential of Your Transformer Reference Materials
To aid in the organization of a corporate or personal library, Megger is introducing a comprehensive series of Transformer Life Management bulletins that broadly cover the fundamentals of managing the life of a transformer.
An Overview of Superconducting Transformer Technology
Electrical energy is a major source of the entire process of evolution and modern lifestyle. This paper highlights the developments of the high temperature superconducting (HTSting) power transmission and distribution equipments such as transformer. Demand of energy, electricity generation and power transmission and distribution system require energy efficient equipments and machines... - Hambir Singh, Muvendra Kumar Singh
Management Of The Equipment
This article explains how 'condition monitoring' of transformers ultimately increases the life expectancy and renders trouble free service to the customer – and helps economic development of the country... - S Kundu
Strengthening Power Distribution Systems
If we look at the huge costs of maintenance, repairs & replacements for oil type transformers spent every year, then the differential cost between oil type and dry type transformers should not be a too big amount, if it helps reduce transformer failures… - Aviral Gautama, Sailesh Purohit
Transform the potential of your Transformer Reference Materials
To aid in the organization of a corporate or personal library, Megger is introducing a comprehensive series of Transformer Life Management bulletins that broadly cover the fundamentals of managing the life of a transformer...
Reduction Of Losses
Technical losses in Distribution Transformers (DTs) occur because of the physical nature of the equipment and infrastructure of the power systems, i.e., I2R or copper loss – in the conductor cables, transformers, switches etc., High Technical Losses (No Load & Load losses) persist in DTs of all major utilities across India – and their losses are very high when compared to the Ideal losses for the same capacity...