Transformers are the heart of the electric utility system. They are a utility’s most expensive asset and controlling and managing them accurately is of vital importance to ensuring grid uptime and managing costs. 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.
INCON® Load Tap Changer (LTC) Position Monitors relay critical position information between the LTC and the LTC controller, enabling utilities to control their distribution transformers with precision accuracy. Utilities can also feed the LTC position to the central dispatch center through the SCADA system (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) to know the exact position for a network of many transformers.
Accurately and intelligently balance the loading of a network of transformers.
Regulate line voltage by adjusting feeder voltage.
Reduce power costs by providing the minimum line voltage required.
Deploy predictive transformer maintenance with intelligence.