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05/19/2022

Trending: Combating Supply Chain Issues With Remote Monitoring

In addition to all the new developments surrounding industry regulations, lead times have extended beyond imagination and the prices of critical assets have skyrocketed. In response, more and more utilities have realized the hard-dollar savings achieved by extending the useful lives of transformers, circuit breakers, and uninterruptible power supplies (UPS) on a global scale.

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05/18/2022

Deep Dive: Retrofitting Transformers For Remote Monitoring

The Load Tap Changers (LTCs) inside transformers provide the critical task of allowing the output voltage to be adjusted up or down, depending upon the demand for power. Utilities armed with the position information of these LTCs are empowered with data to run their transformers as efficiently as possible. Installing INCON® LTC Position Monitoring in an existing transformer is easy regardless of...

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05/17/2022

Deep Dive: Top 5 Transformer Predictive Maintenance Capabilities

The INCON® 1250-LTC Programmable Load Tap Changer (LTC) Position Monitor relays critical position information between a distribution transformer LTC and the LTC controller, enabling utilities to run their transformers as efficiently as possible. With over 40 years of proven service in over 33,000 utility transformers around the globe, the 1250-LTC does so much more than just monitor tap position...

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05/02/2022

Trending: Load Tap Changer Position Monitoring

Transformers are the heart of the electric utility system. The Load Tap Changers (LTCs) inside transformers provide the critical task of allowing the output voltage to be adjusted up or down, depending upon the demand for power. Utilities armed with the position information of these LTCs are empowered with data to run their transformers as efficiently as possible.

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04/25/2022

Trending: Remote Asset Monitoring

Monitoring and measuring key utility assets like circuit breakers is important, but this data doesn’t become actionable information until it gets to the right personnel with the capabilities to act on it. With expanding networks and additional assets to monitor, utilities are looking at cost-effective ways to manage their equipment performance without increasing truck rolls and headcount.

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03/21/2022

Deep Dive: SF6 Gas Monitoring

The EPA has regulations regarding the release of SF6 into the atmosphere, requiring utilities to report their SF6 use and any losses annually. Monitoring for this gas in circuit breakers is vital to ensuring both circuit breaker performance and EPA compliance.

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