Category: PPR News

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 […]

Welcome To Team PPR

We are very excited to formally announce the addition of JT Donaldson to the Team at PACIFIC POWER REPS. JT has over 30 years of experience and will be managing the Southern California Industrial markets for PPR. JT’s impressive set of skills and connections along with his winning personality make him a great fit on […]

859 Motor Protection System

What Is The Multilin 859? The Multilin 859 Motor Protection System is a protection device for managing, protecting, and controlling medium to large horsepower motors. With a fast protection pass, running every 1/8th of a cycle, the 859 relay provides fast current, voltage, power, and frequency protection elements; reducing stress on the motor. The Multilin […]

Hayden Data Is Creating Solutions To Long-Term Grid Problems. Here’s How:

Because of record wildfires and flooding throughout America, companies must make conscious steps to design and improve the grid infrastructure. With a need for new tech, fire science, remote sensing, data science, and AI, Hayden Data has made it a mission to deliver. Typical Solution Strategies: There are two typical strategies used to mitigate natural […]

How ClampStar Is Hardening The Grid

What is ClampStar? “ClampStar® is an engineered electrical and mechanical shunt that, along with proactive maintenance practices improves safety and prevents unplanned outages. ClampStar is the industry’s only PERMANENT life extension solution for virtually all overhead conductors. Increasing power flows on some of the oldest lower-voltage circuits, especially during emergencies has put significant pressure on […]

Smart Grid And ScCO2 Tech Designed To Improve The Power Grid

These featured projects go above and beyond the typical energy, tech to better supply power to the grid from “Smart Grid” tech to the use of SCCO2 in revamping power cycles. With a world population of over 7 billion and growing the pressure for new and improved energy sources has increased for a more eco-friendly, […]