Circuit Breakers Articles

  • Wilson Energy Employs QEI MicroPAQ to Monitor & Control Peaking Generators for Load Management and Peak Shaving

    Wilson Energy installed generators for use in their Peak Shaving program. Peak Shaving is initiated via their QEI SCADA system. Wilson employed the QEI MicroPAQ to communicate with their generators to monitor and control from SCADA. Wilson Energy employs a number of Caterpillar, Cummins and Volvo Generators. Wilson needed a communication module to obtain the data from the EZGen generator ...


    By QEI, LLC

  • Low-Voltage Electric

    Applying advance techniques of feeding and handling, flexible conveying, screwing, resistance welding, high-frequency welding, resistance test, on-off test, puncture test and laser marking, Yiheda provides automation solutions of low voltage electrical products production to customers according to the features of products and their demands. Successful cases: Low voltage switch assembly and ...

  • Guangdong Chaoyang Substation Case Study

    Guangdong Chaoyang substation is located at Shantou, Guangdong which covers voltage level of 220kV, 110 kV and 10 kV. The substation has two (2) 240,000 kVA transformers, four (4) incoming supply lines of 220kV, eleven (11) outgoing feeders of 110 kV and twenty (20) outgoing feeders of 10 ...

  • Leviton GFCI Circuit Breakers Deliver Safety Ahead of Their Time

    Like you, we take safety seriously. As the market leader in ground-fault protection, Leviton naturally engineered the GFCI and Dual Function AFCI/GFCI circuit breakers in our new Leviton Load Center using state-of-the-art technologies that provide added layers of safety over traditional residential circuit breakers. ...

  • Producing Green Energy: Must Have

    In today’s world, everything we do almost revolve around power and power generating equipment are very necessary for that matter. Industrial, commercial and residential needs drive the need for the generation of power and power equipment. There is a very rapid growth of this need which begins in huge plants and then is disbursed using power lines to substations and finally to the ...


    By Greenshine New Energy LLC

  • A Commitment to Standards

    An Interview with Philip Piqueira, Global Standards Leader for GE’s Industrial Solutions Business General Electric participates in standards development through its work on numerous committees and organizations. Philip Piqueira discusses why this business strategy and its continuance is crucial for GE. From your perspective as the global standards ...


    By ASTM International

  • Fuses vs. Circuit Breakers

    The recommendations in this article are admittedly biased towards fuses, but for what EPG believes to be valid reasons. Fuses are not always the correct choice for motor protection. However, it has been our experience that fuses are the best choice for the products we are manufacturing. When designing our products we strive to provide a product that will be safe, reliable, and cost effective. ...


    By EPG Companies Inc.

  • Power circuit breaker using micro-mechanical switches

    The objective of this research is to investigate innovative power distribution components based on micro-electromechanical systems technologies integrated with advanced optimisation methods to improve the performance of electric power distribution systems. A novel medium voltage circuit breaker using two switching string assemblies has been developed. The building block is a switching unit, which ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

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