The electrical substation is generally responsible for switching, electrical protection, automation (communications) and control equipment and the transformation of electricity from a higher voltage to a lower voltage, through one or more electrical transformers. In a large utility substation, high voltage circuit breakers are utilized to interrupt any short-circuits or overload currents (from lightning strikes) that may occur on the power transmission network. Smaller distribution electrical substations often use recloser circuit breakers or fuses for protection of distribution networks. Our Electrical Substation Channel offers the latest companies and substation design, protection, automation, grounding, safety, testing and maintenance technologies that can be implemented today to make your utility as cost-effective and efficient as possible.
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