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Why we need Protective Relays for Transformer Protection?

Transformers are one of the most important components of an electrical power system and protecting them is an essential requirement.

The protection schemes used for a transformer depend upon the rating and application of the transformer. For example, a power transformer having a higher voltage...

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Ferranti Effect in Transmission Line

In the vast system of electrical energy transmission there are many devices and components that are used to ensure safety of human life and devices, reliability, and efficient transmission of electricity. On the contrary, we see many losses and factors that decrease the efficiency of the system...

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Importance of Power Quality in Power Systems

Electricity with a bad quality is dangerous and uneconomical at both utility and consumer end. There is a big need to focus on the quality of power being supplied to the loads. Read more as we cover causes of poor power quality, different measuring parameters, power quality standards and various...

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Power Systems Engineering Vlog – Just Launched!!

We are excited to share with you the launch of PSE Vlog series. In this blog we will be going over all the things that we covered in our brand-new series. We will briefly discuss the introduction of this vlog, about the instructor, benefits that you might get, from where you will find it and...

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Importance of Motor Starting Studies in Power System

Motors are the fundamental loads in an electrical power system, both at commercial and industrial level. Some applications of motors include fans, vehicles, power tools, turbines, blowers, ships and compressors. Along with the ease, there are issues that are needed to be addressed to ensure the...

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Electric Substations — How do they work?

The challenges associated with construction, operation, and maintenance of the power grid are often complicated. Many of those challenges are overcome at the facility end which, at first glance, often look like a chaotic and dangerous mess of wires and equipment, but actually serves a number of...

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Significance of Snubber Circuit Analysis

Many of the circuit components may fail due to the over voltage, overheating, over current or unnecessary change in voltage & current. For the over-current situations, the components can be protected by using fuses at specific positions. Similarly, for overheating, heat sinks, and fans are...

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OSHA Electrical Safety Standards

Working in an environment that is safe and healthy is not a privilege but a right of every worker regardless of industry. To ensure this, there are multiple agencies, authorities, and governing bodies throughout the world that enforce worker health and safety laws and regulations. One such...

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HVDC Transmission

High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) power systems use direct current for transmission of power over long distances. HVDC transmission is preferred over HVAC as the HVDC system is cheaper and reduces the power loss by a significant amount. Superhighway or Power Superhighway is the electrical name...

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Electrical Transients in Power Systems

Electrical transients can occur in power systems from a variety of sources and have adverse effects on the equipment and reliability of the power system. It is best to know about the possible sources in your facility and to protect against it. Read on to find out more about power system...

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