Presented By: Brad Staley PE, Mark Gross, and Grant Baldwin Salt River Project, Vaisala, and AES Indiana TechCon 2022 SRP (Salt River Project) and AES Indiana evaluated a mobile gas-in-oil monitor manufactured by Vaisala (model OPT100M). The value proposition being evaluated was to find a tool to provide online (near real-time) DGA data for rapid […]
Presented By: William A Munn and Joshua Nikkel General Electric and Southern Company Services TechCon 2022 Capacitor bank monitoring is typically limited to the whole bank, per phase, or per string monitoring. The lack of granular information about individual capacitors hampers attempts to predict capacitor bank failure and contributes to capacitor bank maintenance that is […]
Presented By: Ronald Proffitt Technical Consultant North American Substation Services TechCon 2022 Arguably, the two most important substation/plant components related to Safety and Reliability are the station battery and ground grid. If they do not function correctly, personnel Safety and equipment Reliability are at risk. In recent years with the focus on FERC PRC guidelines, […]
The CIGRE conference paper compared methods derived from IEEE, IEC, and Reliability-based DGA and found that Reliability-based DGA performed the best at identifying transformers at risk of near-term failure.