S&C Electric Company, a smart grid leader shaping the future of power delivery, today announces the successful deployment of an IntelliTeam® CNMS Communication Network Management System at ENMAX Power Corporation, one of the largest power distributors in Alberta, Canada. IntelliTeam CNMS is helping ENMAX quickly troubleshoot communication system issues, reducing the system’s operating costs. Continue reading
The management of critical power assets is essential to ensure the reliable delivery of electricity. As specialists in electric power systems, S&C offers a wide variety of Asset Management services to help provide the right balance of routine maintenance and remote monitoring. Click here to view and download S&C’s new Asset Management Services bulletin covering the specific services offered as well as the markets where we provide the most value. You can also view a video of our PureWave® CBM Condition Based Monitoring solution here.
S&C is pleased to announce that Coordinaide™ — the S&C Protection and Coordination Assistant has been updated to include time-current characteristic (TCC) curves for TripSaver® II Cutout-Mounted Recloser. Coordinaide is a sophisticated application tool that can help you select and apply S&C fuses, Fault Tamer® Fuse Limiters, Vista® Underground Distribution Switchgear, and IntelliRupter® PulseClosers. Now, with the addition of TripSaver II TCC curves, Coordinaide makes it easier than ever to determine the appropriate device and settings. Be sure to give it a try. Continue reading
Electrical components applied at renewable energy plants—including switchgear, encoders, dampers, controllers, gearboxes, and actuators—play an important role in ensuring renewable energy plants maximize production. In a recent article published in Solar Power World’s 2013 Renewable Energy Handbook, S&C’s Dan Girard talks about some of the latest solutions for ensuring such components perform reliably, while also meeting cost and project considerations. You can read the entire article online.
Once a subject for all but the most technical of society, the frequency debate has become mainstream and is growing with consumer interest in the digital switch over and 3G, then 4G services from mobile providers. With strong demand for frequency to support a variety of telecom and broadcast services, some have questioned whether this might limit smart grid communication systems, and thus constrain the possibilities and even the stability of a smart grid. S&C’s Andrew Jones provides perspective on this topic in a recent issue of The Engineer. You can read the article online.
Back by popular demand, S&C is happy to announce that registration is now open for S&C’s Circuit-Switcher Workshop and the Loadbuster® Tool Workshop. The Circuit-Switcher Workshop is taking place on March 18-19, 2013 at S&C’s headquarters in Chicago, IL. More than 2,000 power professionals have benefited from this workshop, which covers the installation, operation, and maintenance procedures of S&C Circuit-Switchers. Register now as space is limited. Continue reading