Archive for July, 2015

Range of smart distribution switchgear extended

  ABB recently introduced a full range of UniGear digital MV air-insulated switchgear for primary substations. The concept combines proven switchgear design with an innovative approach to protection, control, measurement and digital communication. It is based on the optimised integration of current and voltage sensors into MV switchgear, combined with the latest intelligent electronic devices […]

Standardisation saves retraining time and cost

  Lucy Electric has been awarded a two year contract with Western Power Distribution (WPD) in England to provide the power utility with combined heavy duty cut-outs (HDCOs) and CT chambers. A key requirement of the tender, which is worth more than £250 000, is to introduce a single product type which removes the need […]

Remote racking system for AGVB circuit breakers

  MV Switchgear has introduced a remote racking device for its AGVB vacuum-interrupter type circuit breaker to provide easier and faster racking than with the previous manual system, as well as assuring greater safety for operators. The company says that one of the key benefits of AGVB is that it replaces a traditional oil-type circuit […]