The day I’ve faced a fire in electrical installation (career story)

June 19th, 2019 | 1 Comment | Posted in Electrical Safety
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Hello there, I’m B.M. and just like few electrical engineers before me, I wanted to share my story and tell you about the day I’ve faced a FIRE in my electrical installation.

Please note that the pictures are mine, original and from the “burnt” site.

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Hydro Generator: loss of power & efficiency

June 12th, 2019 | Make a comment | Posted in Power quality
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Hello everybody, my name is Mile and I want to share my experience in a power plant based in Macedonia.

The tests for determining the losses of power in synchronous generators are of great significance, because of the fact that those parameters are necessary for the efficiency of the generator.

The power losses in the generator consist of the following components:

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Power transformer Grid station fire in Pakistan (career story)

June 4th, 2019 | Make a comment | Posted in Electrical Safety
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Let’s continue our saga about electrical installations that caught FIRE with another career story sent by an electrical engineer from Pakistan. In fact, Muhammad experienced a transformer fire incident. Learn and enjoy!

Hi everyone! Working for a power utility company with overloaded systems and countrywide power shortage is a challenging job. I work as an assistant manager for National Transmission and Dispatch Company (NTDC) of Pakistan…

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Storage Systems for Renewable Energies

May 29th, 2019 | 1 Comment | Posted in Energy Efficiency - solar
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Storage Systems for Renewable Energies
Fig. 1 Storage System | image: Renovablesverdes

Renewable Energies Context

An important limitation that renewable energies have is that they depend on natural flows, in other words, their production is not continuous, which is why in many cases they do not fit at the time they are needed.

The problem is that for energy to be used, it has to be available when required.

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Electrical installation fire: Medium Voltage Autotransformer Fault (career story)

May 22nd, 2019 | Make a comment | Posted in Electrical Safety
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electrical installation fireWhat happens when a MV AutoTransformer misconnection and a LV breaker hooked up to an inadequate wire size meet? FIRE! Here’s a story that D.Ros, an electrical engineer based in Germany, kindly sent us. Read below the details on the day his electrical installation caught fire.


Enjoy and please note that the aim is not to denounce but to understand better the situation so that you all can be careful in the future during your own electrical projects.

 

Hi I’m D. and today I wanted to share a story with you all. The day when my electrical equipment burnt!

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