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Top 10 causes for power system failures (part1)

June 15th, 2015 | 2 Comments | Posted in Electrical distribution
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Top 10 Causes For Power System Failures pt1

Hi everybody, it’s Steven Mill! Today I come to you with a 2 part articles about power system failures.

It is very important to understand the reasons behind these, if you were to understand the root causes that govern the reliability of a power system.

This article deals with all those important reasons on which the reliability of a power system depends.

Following are the top 10 causes for power system failures:

  1. Cables laid beneath/Underground cables
  2. Transformer breakdowns
  3. Lightning
  4. Tree Contact
  5. Birds
  6. Squirrels
  7. Snakes
  8. Insects
  9. Bears and cattle

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