Where Does the Air Go?
Presented By:Don Platts and Dave HansonOMICRON electronics USA and TJ|H2b Analytical ServicesTechCon 2017 Abstract Oil sampling to measure insulating liquid quality and perform dissolved-gas-analysis has been a cornerstone of the typical transformer maintenance program for several decades. In that timeframe, several monitoring products have been developed that also require a connection with the oil inside […]
The Benefits of Robotics
Presented By:Julien Beaudry, Nicolas Pouliot, Matthieu Montfrond, and Serge MontambaultHydro-Quebec Research Institue (IREQ), CanadaTechCon 2018 Abstract The means to inspect and maintain such strategic infrastructure as power lines and substations must evolve. For 25 years, Hydro-Québec has been developing robotic platforms, sensors and tools to meet the new challenges associated with operating a power grid: […]
Challenges of an Evolving Electrical Grid
Presented By:Christopher E. Root E.Chief Operating OfficerVermont Electric Power, IncTechCon 2019 Abstract Changes in the way we produce, store, manage and use electricity are transforming the way the electric power industry operates the grid. Among the key trends: retiring base-load power plants, increased distributed generation, rising investment in energy efficiency and demand response, and technological […]