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Global temperatures and wildfire occurrence is on the rise. Can you take the heat?

Accidentally starting a wildfire is a universal concern that will become more critical to address as global climates become hotter and drier.

Aging, spark-intensive equipment can start wildfires that endanger your customers, finances and reputation. Moreover, your best option, disabling reclosing on high fire risk days, means your customers are without power under intense heat.

Arming your grid with a new low-spark protection strategy mitigates wildfire risk while promoting future network resilience and reliance.

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A Low-Spark Solution

New, low-spark management strategies reduce the risk of vulnerable overhead lines and equipment at the edge of your grid.

1) Debris-less fuses for transformer protection. Complies with Australian Spark Production Standard 1033.1-1990 high-voltage fuse requirements and minimizes parts expelled.

2) Spark-minimizing feeder reclosing, even on downed conductors. Reduces the arcs and sparks of fault-testing by using 95% less energy with PulseClosing® Technology.

3) Fuse-less and spark-minimizing lateral management. Uses vacuum interrupters for single-phase reclosers. CAL FIRE exemption status confirmed.

4) Spark-minimizing resettable fuses. Vacuum interrupters clear faults above overhead distribution transformers.

A Full Suite of Protection

Limit Fault Currents

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Reduce Sparks in Fault Testing

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Avoid Truck Roll Expenses

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Eliminate Nuisance Outages

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PulseClosing Technology visibly uses less force when testing for faults on a system.

Advantages

Lower Spark Levels

Lower Spark Levels

Power Reliability

Power Reliability

Future System Preparation

Future System Preparation

Less Asset Damage

Less Asset Damage

Litigation and Reputation Protection

Litigation & Reputation Protection

Short-Term Savings

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You save $43,000/year/feeder on truck rolls on average.

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Spark and fire risk is immediately reduced.

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Residential and Commercial and Industrial customers save $14,000/year/feeder on average.

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You save money for meeting SAIDI and SAIFI improvements.

Long-Term Savings

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You receive a 90% rate of return.

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Longer asset life means less replacement costs.

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Modernized technology is prepared for the future smart grid.

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Damage and litigation costs are reduced.

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