Voltage Management News

  • Senior appointment announced for high voltage power engineers

    Yorkshire-headquartered power engineering firm Smith Brothers has appointed Danielle Tile as head of business development. She joins from national electrical design consultancy British Power International. Based in Essex, Danielle will strengthen the team's presence in the South of England, whilst investigating new market opportunities throughout the UK. Although many opportunities are emerging ...

  • Seattle City Light Selects Landis+Gyr for Advanced Grid Analytics

    Landis+Gyr recently announced that Seattle City Light is deploying the company's advanced grid analytics (AGA) platform to support the utility's grid modernization program. Landis+Gyr's advanced grid analytics suite is designed to provide a big data platform with applications that utilize data from advanced meters, grid sensors, GIS and other sources to provide actionable information ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • DNV GL`s KEMA High-Power Laboratory Performs First-Ever Ultra-High-Voltage Component Tests

    DNV GL is helping the power industry move into the era of the "super grid" with the announcement that testing of ultra-high-voltage (UHV) grid components has started at its recently expanded KEMA High-Power Laboratory (HPL) in Arnhem, the Netherlands. Following a EUR 70 million, multi-year investment, the KEMA HPL is the first facility in the world for testing UHV electrical grid components ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • ABB Digitalizes Critical Substation in New York City to Improve Power Supply

    ABB has completed a major upgrade of a key substation in New York City, where several conventional pieces of power equipment have been replaced with digitally-enabled technology, in collaboration with leading energy utility Con Edison. The bulk power substation, among the largest of its kind in the US, supplies electricity to hundreds of thousands of customers in lower Manhattan. The area ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Palas to expand product range for discharge systems for aerosol conditioning

    X-ray neutralizer XRC 049 Electrically charged aerosols can seriously distort measurement results, e.g. in filter testing. Discharge systems produce a balanced and reproducible charge distribution in the aerosol and thus enable reliable measurement data. With the new XRC 049, Palas offers a discharge system that is particularly suitable for mobile measurements. The X-ray neutralizer is ...


    By Palas GmbH

  • North American Electric Reliability Corporation and IEEE Sign Agreement to Cooperate on Bulk Power System Analysis, Standards, Cyber Security

    The North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) and IEEE recently entered an agreement to identify and launch joint initiatives on key issues, including coordination on bulk power system analysis, cyber security and the interface between NERC Reliability Standards and IEEE equipment standards. With the transformation of the North American bulk power system, cooperation and ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • OSI Technology Selected for Large-scale Transmission Management System Replacement

    November 9, 2016 -- Open Systems International, Inc. (OSI) has been selected by a major U.S. transmission company to supply a state-of-the-art SCADA/Transmission Management System (SCADA/TMS). The company has preferred to remain ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Solinst Canada Launches LevelSender Telemetry

    Solinst Canada Ltd., manufacturer of high quality groundwater and surface water monitoring instruments, today officially unveiled their new LevelSender telemetry system. The LevelSender offers a very simple and inexpensive means to collect water level data from remote Leveloggers. The LevelSender uses wireless cellular communication to send Levelogger data from the field, to your email, as a text ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • Eltek winner of national innovation award

    Eltek is the winner of the NHO (The Norwegian Confederation of Business) Innovation Award 2016 for its ground-breaking Rectiverter product. The award is the most prestigious innovation prize in Norway, and has been awarded yearly since 1981 to honour innovation and entrepreneurship. “The Rectiverter represents a disruptive power technology that overturns the way one thinks about power ...


    By Eltek AS

  • Eltek named finalist for national innovation award

    Eltek today announced that it has been named as one of three finalists for the NHO (The Norwegian Confederation of Business) Innovation Award for the revolutionary Rectiverter product. The NHO Innovation Award is the most prestigious innovation prize in Norway. It has been awarded yearly since 1981 to honour innovation and entrepreneurship. "Eltek has been a driving force in moving power supply ...


    By Eltek AS

  • FL, GA, SC Beaches Face 80-95 Percent Chance of Erosion from Hurricane Matthew

    Millions of Americans are currently within Hurricane Matthew’s projected path, and as the powerful storm continues its approach to the Eastern Seaboard residents from South Florida to North Carolina are making preparations for what Matthew may bring. If Matthew’s current track remains constant, one thing is certain - this category four hurricane will bring wide-spread coastal erosion, ...

  • Software supports Multichannel test systems and simulation

    With the latest release 2.0 of its MCM-Process RT software, Smart Testsolutions is offering numerous new features and functional enhancements. The new release now supports three CAN bus interfaces and has EtherCAT communications capabilities. In addition, the software has been enhanced to better address cell voltage monitoring (CVM). MCM-Process RT supports SMART customers implementing ...


    By Smart Testsolutions GmbH

  • Dow Launches New RO Product Line for Unique Industrial Application Needs

    Industries requiring dependable and effective liquid separation under extreme conditions such as high-temperature, ultra-high pressure, and extra-wide spacer filtration now have new solutions. Dow Water & Process Solutions, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW), has introduced a new product series, DOW Specialty Membrane Elements. The series provides a reliable, consistent ...

  • First Field Trials for Ultra-Fast Wireless Broadband Over Power Lines

    AT&T recently reported that it is experimenting with multiple ways to send a modulated radio signal around or near medium-voltage power lines, delivering low-cost, wireless internet at multi-gigabit speeds. Known as Project AirGig, the technology has no direct electrical connection to power lines and delivers last-mile access without any new fiber-to-the-home. AT&T notes the ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Landis+Gyr Adds Active Voltage Monitoring from the Grid's Edge

    September 20, 2016 -- Landis+Gyr recently announced the addition of real-time voltage monitoring capabilities to its grid analytics suite of products. The new functionality is designed to provide utilities with improved awareness of sudden voltage variances that impact the quality ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • New Ultra-High Speed LCMS System for Multiplex Analysis Doubles Sample Throughput

    Shimadzu Scientific Instruments has released the Nexera MX ultra-high speed LCMS system for multiplex analysis. Equipped with Nexera MX Dual Stream Technology (MX-DST), the system can process up to twice the number of samples as conventional LCMS systems in the same amount of time. By enabling continuous data acquisition, the Nexera MX system significantly improves analytical throughput, enabling ...

  • Product Roundup: Goulds Water Technology ProPak Kits

    ProPak Kits from Goulds Water Technology (GWT) are a convenient packaged solution for constant residential water pressure. The ProPak kits include a three-phase motor, the Aquavar SOLO2 variable speed controller with transducer and the GWT GS water end pump. The packaged kit provides quick and simple installation, and is available with several HP options for maximum versatility and ...

  • Edinburgh Sensors add new ranges to CO2 IRgaskiT

    At Edinburgh Sensors, we are committed to providing solutions to satisft our customers' current needs. At the customer request, we have added new CO2 gas measurement ranges to our IRgaskiT. The IRgaskiT can now measure ranges of 0-50% and 0-100%. The IRgaskiT range of dual-beam infrared sensors offers high performance and flexibility with its modular design, comprising sensor module, sensor ...


    By Edinburgh Instruments Ltd

  • Playback of audio files on the FX100 Generator

    The current firmware of the NTi Audio FX100 Audio Analyzer allows you to playback audio files through the analog or digital generator output ports. These signals can be integrated into regular measurements and measurement sequences. This creates a number of application possibilities. Audio test applications often require specific signals, such as band-limited noise, tone-burst, ...


    By NTi Audio AG

  • SMART TESTSOLUTIONS releases new generation of cell voltage monitoring systems for fuel cells

    With the MCM-IntelliProbe German measuring technology specialist SMART TESTSOLUTIONS released a new generation of its cell voltage monitoring systems for fuel cell, battery and electrolysis applications. The new systems are addressing both laboratory and mobile use cases. The new system is characterized by a high withstand ...


    By Smart Testsolutions GmbH

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