Utility Grids Are Vital To The Development of Innovative Energy Techniques. Here’s Why:

As the world of energy evolves and improves, service providers will play a crucial role in managing such dealings. A durable, strong grid with effective service operators will play a key role in maximizing the worth of every electron used for energy production.   With increasing pressure to decrease air pollution and address climate change issues, […]

Idaho Power Is Working Creative Angles To Fulfill Growing Electricity Demand

With a significantly growing demand for electricity, Idaho Power has released a formal announcement of intent to pursue bids for new, innovative resources. This is the second time this year that Idaho Power has issued a formal notice for new resources to meet electricity demands. Significant client growth and regional energy market changes have influenced […]

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United Poly Systems’ HDPE Pipes Improve Fire Prevention Systems

When it comes to fire control, designated sprinkler systems are proven to be highly effective. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) conducted a study that showed, “the agency found that sprinklers operated in 92% of fires that were large enough to trigger the sprinklers, and effectively controlled the fires in 96% of those situations” (Bridges, […]

GE Grid Solutions Continues to Implement Leading Tech Solutions to Continuous Hurdles Facing Grid Operators

(All below information comes from the GE Grid Solutions article.) With innovative Flexible AC Transmission Systems (FACTS), GE Renewable Energy’s Grid Solutions business [NYSE: GE] proceeds to meet the increasing power demands of transmission systems globally. GE Grid Solutions article further describes their grid improvement progress stating, “With its unique and innovative Flexible AC Transmission Systems […]

Successful Sail-Away and Installation of GE’s Electrical Substation for France’s Saint Nazaire Offshore Wind Farm

Significant milestone reached!  The very first electrical offshore substation (OSS) in France has triumphantly sailed off on August 18th and was installed on its jacket 12 km from the coast. It’s impressive to see the extent of this electrical substation – Its cumulative weight is roughly equal to the London Eye, (also known as the […]

PAC News Updates!

D20ME to G500 Upgrade – Success Story The US Bureau of Reclamation (USBR) is the federal agency in the US that supervises water supply management for irrigation, water supply, and hydroelectric power generation. The USBR is the second-largest generator of hydroelectric power in the western United States. They recently worked through an upgrade of their D20ME RTU at eight […]

The Benefits of Installing an Internal Fault Detection Sensor

What is the IFD Sensor? The IFD Sensor (Internal Fault Detector) is a reliable mechanical device that provides line crews with a clear visual alert that an internal arcing fault has occurred in a distribution transformer, making it dangerous to re-energize. Over 1.9 million IFD sensors are installed in North America and around the globe […]

eLumina™ is Bringing the Transmission Industry Closer to Renewable Energy

To provide sustainable, secure, and reliable energy to people globally, companies are developing and expanding the electrical transmission grid.  Rajendra Iyer writes about the 2018 Edition of the BP Energy Outlook prognosticates that global demand for renewable energy will expand from 7% in 2018 to 25% by 2040 (GE Grid Solutions, 1). To service the […]