Technical Features

April 2010
Moving from Electromechanical to Solid-State in Relays and Circuit Breakers
Courtsey Eaton Corporation

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Figure 1: Contact wear in an electromechanical relay

As a mature technology, electromechanical relays and circuit breakers are well established, however they continue to suffer from some inherent weaknesses. Moving to solid-state technology can address these but introduces its own challenges. So, what is the right solution? In the movies, whenever the
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Date:
10/31/2019
Cool Power from Danfoss
Modern wind turbines are being designed for a lifetime of 15-20 years. In the special case of wind power, the turbines are expected to run 24 hours a day, 365 days a year when the wind allows.
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Date:
04/01/2010
Modular UPS Systems
A tailored and integrated approach to power protection, comprising modular UPS and fully-matched standby generators, is helping businesses sustain vital uptime and availability. Changes
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Date:
04/01/2010
In the past two years of the recession, the power systems design industry has been in the very challenging position of fine-tuning solutions to address the ever-pressing issue of energy supply
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Date:
04/01/2010

The Way Forward for Solar
PV modules, or panels, produce direct current (DC) electricity, typically with a peak output up to 250 Watts. With suitable control circuits, they can be used to charge a battery - which also generates
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Date:
04/01/2010