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Concrete achievements

06/03/2014

The GIS Users Group events are not just conferences.  The users get the chance to receive useful content, guides, simulators, studies reports and to see real equipment or prototypes.

1/ Comprehensive technical guides and detailed publications:

  • Urban and underground substations
  • Partition and single-line diagram considerations for optimal availability (during MRE = Maintenance, Repair, Extension)
  • Outdoor GIS
  • SF6 management guides
  • Worldwide GIL references database
  • GIL environmental impact analysis (comparison with cable)
  • Monitoring solutions: B-Watch/ PD-Watch/ RPH3/ NCIT
  • Long-term service / Life time extension
  • SF6/eco-design
  • Bwatch site results for 420/220 kV substation
  • And more…

2/ Software/ simulators:

  • Optimal MRE simulator
  • Life Cycle Cost Calculation (AL3C)

3/ Didactic videos:

  • Digital instrument transformers: Full digital chain from sensor to control room
  • Circuit breaker tripping
  • Partial discharge monitoring return on experience
  • Point-on-Wave switching didactic video

4/ Real product demos:

  • Real GIS bays
  • Digital instrument transformers
  • PDWatch system
  • SF6 monitoring System
  • SF6 sealing system
  • Various prototypes to gather the users’ feedback on the future solutions….

 

5/ Substations visits

  • 2008 in Barcelona/ Host : Endesa
    -       Tanger 220kV substation
  • 2009 in UK/ Host : National grid
    -       Hams Hall F35 substation and 420kV GIL
  • 2010 in Lucerne, Switzerland/ Host : Axpo
    -       Ruopigen F35 and Ingebohl F35 substation
  • 2011 in Cannes, France/ Host : RTE
    -       Trans-en-Provence 400/225kV substation
  • 2012 in Dubai, UAE, Host : DEWA
    -       Horse Race 420/132kV substation