Commissioning Services International Joins NETA’s International Accredited Company Roster

NETA World StaffNETA News, Summer 2024 NETA News

NETA extends a warm welcome to Dubai UAE-based, Commissioning Services International (CSI) as the first InterNational  NETA Accredited Company (INAC) to join the Association. NETA Accredited Companies (NAC) and InterNational NETA Accredited Companies (INAC) are third-party, independent electrical testing and engineering service businesses providing full-service acceptance testing, commissioning, analysis, and maintenance of electrical power systems and equipment. NETA maintains a …

ProVolve Power Technologies Inc. Joins NETA Network of Leading Electrical Testing Organizations

NETA World StaffNETA News, Summer 2024 NETA News

NETA has added ProVolve Power Technologies Inc. to its roster of NETA Accredited Companies (NACs). The Edmonton, Alberta, Canada-based electrical testing firm was founded in 2021 with a primary focus on evolving the quality of electrical services in the utilities, industrial, and commercial sectors across Western Canada.Since then, the company has established core values focused on delivering professional excellence and …

NETA Awards Accredited Company Status to Westcan Power Services

NETA World StaffNETA News, Summer 2024 NETA News

NETA is pleased to announce the addition of Westcan Power Services Ltd. as a NETA Accredited Company (NAC). Based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, Westcan Power Services Ltd. is a third-party, independent electrical testing company providing integrated electrical power systems services, engineering, and turnkey renewable energy solutions driven by technology, people, and success. NETA InterNational Accredited Companies are third-party, independent electrical …

ANSI/NETA Standards Update

NETA World StaffSpecifications & Standards, Summer 2024 Specifications & Standards

ANSI/NETA ECS–2020 REVISION COMPLETE   A standards revision is complete for the NETA ECS-202X, Standard for Electrical Commissioning of Electrical Power Equipment & Systems, following the American National Standard process. It is pending final ANSI approval. The expected release is Summer 2024. The new NETA ECS–202X edition will supersede the 2020 Edition.  ANSI/NETA ECS describes the systematic process of documenting …

CAP Spotlight: Raytech: A Global Leader for Nearly 30 Years

NETA World StaffCorporate Alliance Corner, Summer 2024 Corporate Alliance Corner

NETA Corporate Alliance Partners (CAPs) are a group of industry-leading companies that have joined forces with NETA to work together toward a common aim: improving quality, safety, and electrical system reliability. In this NETA World series highlighting NETA’s Corporate Alliance Partners, we recognize Raytech U.S.A. and its contribution to advancing the industry. Raytech develops and produces high-quality measuring and testing equipment for …

Stephen Cialdea: Be a Lifelong Learner

NETA World StaffColumns, Insights & Inspiration, Summer 2024 Insights & Inspiration

Stephen Cialdea is the Chief Operating Officer for Sigma C Power Services LLC (SCPS), which is headquartered out of Westborough, Massachusetts, and has now expanded to several other areas. He oversees all SCPS operational staff on the field service and engineering sides of the business. “I’ve had the great opportunity to be part of the company’s beginnings and rapid growth …

Passion and Progress

Eric Beckman, IPS PowerServe, NETA PresidentColumns, President's Desk, Summer 2024 Columns

With my term as NETA’s Board President coming to a close, it seems fitting that the theme of the Summer 2024 issue of  NETA World is Transformers in that I have had the privilege of serving NETA during a transformative time in the Association’s history.   Thanks to the dedication of our Board of Directors, volunteers, members, and partners, NETA …

Advanced Transformer Diagnostics: Sweep Frequency Response Analysis

Joseph Aguirre, MeggerFeatures, Summer 2024 Features

Transformer diagnostics play a critical role in ensuring the reliability and longevity of power systems. Understanding the condition of power transformers is essential for preventing unexpected failures and minimizing downtime, which can have significant economic and operational impacts. Sweep frequency response analysis (SFRA) emerges as a powerful tool in transformer diagnostics, offering valuable insights into the transformer’s mechanical integrity, electrical …

Power Factor and Sweep Frequency Testing in Transformers

Matthew Wallace, CBS Field ServicesFeatures, Summer 2024 Features

At best, an equipment failure is a costly inconvenience. At worst, it can affect the entire country and impact Wall Street. Consider BP’s refinery in Whiting, Indiana — the largest in the Midwest, according to BP, producing 440,000 barrels per day of crude oil. On February 1, 2024, Reuters reported that the refinery had shut down unexpectedly, and in a …