Electrical Grounding and Bonding per NEC

Published by Joe Doughney and Lilly Vang, Consulting-Specifying Engineer, Electrical Articles Electrical grounding and bonding per NEC, December 9, 2020. Understanding correct grounding and bonding design and construction is crucial for proper electrical system operation and personnel safety Learning Objectives • Learn the proper electrical grounding terminologies.• Understand National Electrical Code grounding and bonding requirementsContinue reading “Electrical Grounding and Bonding per NEC”

Utility Power Transmission and Distribution Systems

Published by Alex Roderick, EE Power – Technical Articles Utility Power Transmission and Distribution Systems, October 16, 2021. Electrical power used in residential, commercial, and industrial buildings is typically generated by a utility at a central point and transmitted and distributed to where it is required through the utility power transmission and distribution system. A utilityContinue reading “Utility Power Transmission and Distribution Systems”

Cars with Electric Drive and External Costs of Road Transport

Published by Wojciech GIS1, Zdzisław KORDEL2, Maciej MENES1,Motor Transport Institute (1), The University of Gdańsk (2) Abstract. The paper describes external environmental costs of road transport. Article presents also an assessment of the so-called reduction. “Marginal costs” such as the cost of fuel emissions, noise and greenhouse gas emissions, by the introduction into service, inContinue reading “Cars with Electric Drive and External Costs of Road Transport”

An Introduction to Harmonics

Published by Alex Roderick, EE Power – Technical Articles An Introduction to Harmonics, May 06, 2021. This article will provide a basic introduction of harmonics in power engineering. A harmonic is a current or voltage component at a frequency that is an integer (whole number) multiple (2nd, 3rd, 4th, etc.) of the fundamental frequency. For example, whenContinue reading “An Introduction to Harmonics”

What Are the Five Major Types of Renewable Energy?

Published by Govind Bhutada, Visual Capitalist – Energy, June 9, 2022. The Renewable Energy Age This was originally posted on Elements. Sign up to the free mailing list to get beautiful visualizations on natural resource megatrends in your email every week. Awareness around climate change is shaping the future of the global economy in several ways. Governments areContinue reading “What Are the Five Major Types of Renewable Energy?”

Modeling of Overvoltages in Gas Insulated Substations

Published by Tomasz KUCZEK, Marek FLORKOWSKI, ABB Corporate Research Center in Krakow, Poland Abstract. Gas Insulated Substations (GIS) are broadly used for transmission and distribution of electric power. Due to the interactions with a network and various environmental phenomena like lightning the GIS are subjected to the Very Fast Transients (VFT). Such VFT can beContinue reading “Modeling of Overvoltages in Gas Insulated Substations”

The Basics of Substation Grounding: Parts of the Grounding System

Published by Lorenzo Mari, EE Power – Technical Articles The Basics of Substation Grounding: Parts of the Grounding System, October 02, 2020. Learn about the main parts of a substation grounding system One of the vital aspects of the protection of people and equipment in electrical substations is the provision of an adequate grounding system. TheContinue reading “The Basics of Substation Grounding: Parts of the Grounding System”

Microgrid Operations and Applications

Published by Anushree Ramanath, EE Power – Technical Articles Microgrid Operations and Applications, August 01, 2021. In this article, we’ll learn about microgrids, their operations, and applications in electrical utilities and various organizations. Today’s world relies on an uninterrupted electricity supply. A microgrid is a local energy grid with the capability of controlling its components [1].Continue reading “Microgrid Operations and Applications”

Reducing Energy Consumption in Production Processes and Parameters Describing the Quality of Electrical Energy

Published by Andrzej LANGE1, Marian PASKO2, University of Warmia and Mazury, Department of Electrical, Power, Electronic and Control Engineering (1), Silesian University of Technology, Institute of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (2) Abstract. This article presents the consequences of exchanging older metal cutting machines for new ones in terms of electrical energy consumption and qualityContinue reading “Reducing Energy Consumption in Production Processes and Parameters Describing the Quality of Electrical Energy”

Model of Smart Electricity Meter

Published by Marek PAWŁOWSKI, Piotr BORKOWSKI, Bartosz BALSAM, Lodz University of Technology, Department of Electrical Apparatus Abstract. This paper presents the concepts of smart electricity grids with particular emphasis on aspects of the metering of customers through the implementation of smart meters. On the basis of the literature study, an analysis of the scope ofContinue reading “Model of Smart Electricity Meter”