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Damien Polansky and Brent Richardson
‘Be Prepared' certainly has grown beyond the purview of the Boy Scout motto. Being prepared is at the heart of the ability to anticipate unexpected events, know what you intend to do to survive or mitigate risk from that event, and how quickly you can bounce back. In a word, resiliency.
Since the August 2003 blackout in the Northeast, electrical grid reliability has been under heavy scrutiny. Circumstances leading up to that massive power outage – as well as other modern-day blackouts in the United States – have been thoroughly examined.
Manitoba Hydro first started testing line sensors in 2006. We suspected that a number of stations on our distribution system were reaching capacity and might need upgrades, but we didn't have consistent, quality data to support our planning decisions.
Transformer Down! Dealing with Emergency Replacement of Transformers to Keep Production On-Line
Knowing about transformer construction provides the first line of defense. Rapid access to plug-and-play replacements can save hundreds of thousands of dollars per day
How much can you afford to lose? For any CEO or manager in charge of a plant that purchases electricity in bulk, that question must be faced when considering the replacement of a power transformer.