Faced with updating their outdated T1 communications, City of Springfield turned to SEL for a simpler solution. The result was a modern, IEEE C37.94-based optical fiber solution that improved performance and reduced wiring.
Power utility Eletrobras Furnas had no way of accurately measuring the heat in their HVdc converter station, and it was affecting their ability to provide reliable power.
AEP Ohio can now restore outages before there’s an actual customer complaint due to SEL’s highly responsive DAC solution.
Westar Energy discovered how SEL Distribution Automation could help them reduce energy losses and improve reliability, paving the way for Westar to achieve system-wide benefits.
A day of downtime for a floating drillship costs more than $1 million USD per day. SEL’s power management system enables Jasper Offshore’s floating drillships to operate at full capacity.
SEL Engineering Services created a microgrid control solution for one of the nation’s top research universities (UC San Diego), featuring SEL's powerMAX Power Management and Control System.
A rodent-triggered arc flash event confirms the value of SEL’s arc-flash mitigation technology for a global mining firm.
A utility in the remote northeast corner of Washington State needed a way to upgrade their aging remote terminal unit (RTU) infrastructure without having to go through the process of replacing the existing field wiring. SEL provided an innovative solution.
FKAA is realizing $600,000 (USD) per year in electrical cost savings using the data provided by SEL meters.
One of the largest oil refineries in Europe relies on the SEL powerMAX Power Management and Control System to provide protection and wide-area control, effectively mitigating power blackouts and maximizing process uptime.
Uruguay’s La Administración Nacional de Usinas y Trasmisiones Eléctricas (UTE) collaborated with SEL to design a remedial action scheme that maintains power to key cities, avoiding system blackouts.
GSE partnered with SEL to develop a country-wide emergency control system (ECS) to keep the power system stable.
A global vehicle manufacturer needed to expand its North American manufacturing plant to accommodate a new vehicle model; this case study details how SEL helped them make their power system safer and more reliable by adding an SEL communication-assisted protection scheme.
A small municipal utility with a modest budget implemented a complete SEL SCADA system to improve its operational safety and efficiency.
NamPower implements a state of the art solution incorporating advanced power protection, automation and control, all based on Ethernet communications using IEC 61850.
Duke Energy's construction of a microgrid project at their McAlpine Creek Subtation uses off-the-shelf SEL components.
As the largest steel producer in the United States, Nucor Steel relies on electric power to keep its steel mills rolling. Steel production is the largest energy-consuming industry in the world, with energy costs making up about 20 percent of the total cost of making steel.
SEL partnered with a local integrator to help Vietnam Electricity (EVN) modernize more than 30 substations for a fraction of the cost of traditional approaches, which saved the utility $495,000 (USD) on just one project alone.
After an EF5 tornado hit Joplin, Missouri, in 2011, Empire District Electric Company teamed up with SEL to swiftly rebuild one of its substations and uncovered a tornado-proof SEL protective relay.
To better serve their Gulf Coast customers, Mississippi Power wanted to restore power faster after severe storms and hurricanes. SEL's self-healing network of SEL-651R Advanced Recloser Controls was the answer.
The Spanish power grid turned to SEL to overcome several transmission system challenges and achieve better system stability and control.
Chattanooga Electric Power Board (EPB) serves a territory of more than 600 square miles. To ensure reliable power delivery to this service area, EPB was determined to engineer a dependable subtransmission system that would restore power more quickly than their existing system.
A radio-based communications system enables a desert power provider to quickly restore power in the face of extreme temperatures and challenging terrain.
Vietnam Electricity (EVN) decreased its substation modernization costs and increased system reliability by deploying durable SEL relays in its substation yard cabinets, where temperatures can reach a sweltering 85°C (185°F) with 95 percent humidity.
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