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Progress in Transformer Dissolved-Gas Analysis

Progress in Transformer Dissolved-Gas Analysis

Dissolved-gas analysis started out many years ago as a quick and simple test: Someone in the substation would briefly open a valve and sniff the transformer’s head-space gas. The pungent ...
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What’s in a Partial Discharge Monitoring System?

What’s in a Partial Discharge Monitoring System?

Partial discharge (PD) testing is becoming common in U.S. industrial systems and is gaining acceptability in U.S. utilities. Testing in the form of periodic surveys can provide valuable insight into ...
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High-Voltage Arc Flash Assessment and Applications—Part 2

High-Voltage Arc Flash Assessment and Applications—Part 2

Part 1 of this article, which was the cover story in the previous issue of NETA World, explored the need for high-voltage arc flash (HVAF) assessment to protect utility workers ...
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Three Tips to Reduce Wasted Time When Testing Transformers

Three Tips to Reduce Wasted Time When Testing Transformers

Performing offline electrical tests on transformers can be time consuming, especially when field measurements are not captured correctly the first time. This article identifies the electrical transformer test that technicians often struggle to perform efficiently and correctly and offers three ...
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A Brief Summary: IEEE Guide for Dielectric Frequency Response Test

A Brief Summary: IEEE Guide for Dielectric Frequency Response Test

The Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Standards Association recently approved the publication of IEEE Std. C57.161–2018, Guide for ...
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ANSI/NETA Standards Update

    ANSI/NETA ECS-2015 Revision Underway ANSI/NETA ECS, Standard for Electrical Commissioning of Electrical Power Equipment and Systems, 2015 Edition, continues the American National Standard revision process. A project intent notification published in ANSI’s Standards Action on May 18, 2018, ...
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NETA EPTT Courses Gain Enrollment

More students are taking advantage of the NETA Electrical Power Testing Technician program opportunity at Long Beach City College (LBCC) ...
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