Evolving Statement on COVID-19 Preparedness & Response

Ω Thought leaders in the education facility electrotechnologies (power and information and communication technology) have been convening online to prepare recommendations to US school districts, colleges and universities over the past several days.  All of us are fairly busy with other work but want to contribute relevant information for education facility industry leaders.  We have… Read more

NFPA Electrical Data Summit / Final Report

NFPA hosted an “Electrical Data Summit” at its Quincy, Massachusetts offices in November 2019.  Linked below is the location of the report on the NFPA document management system:  “Electrical Data Summit: Impact of Data in the Electrical World” Casey Grant, PE,  – Sreenivasan Ranganathan, Ph.D. – Victoria Hutchison Fire Protection Research Foundation | April 2020… Read more

Guide for Switchgear – Unit Substation – Requirements / Comments Due May 29th

IEEE PC37.121 This guide covers three-phase unit substations for step-down operation in the range of 112.5 kVA or greater at primary voltages of 601 V through 52 kV. This guide does not cover the following installations: a) Substations in which the transformer section is described and defined as “network,” “subway,” “vault,” or “underground” in IEEE… Read more

Test Code for Dry-Type Distribution and Power Transformers / Comments Due May 2nd

  Ω This standard describes methods for performing tests specified in IEEE Std C.57.12.01 and other referenced standards applicable to dry-type distribution and power transformers, with a voltage of 601V or higher in the highest voltage winding. It is intended for use as a basis for performance, and the proper testing of dry-type distribution and… Read more