Robust Maintenance Free Solutions
GE offers cost effective, robust solutions to regulate voltage on the network without comprising quality and reliability, providing a total cost of ownership that is nearly 20% better than other competing products.
GE is one of the first to incorporate measured reverse power flow capability to the voltage regulator, providing precise synchronous operation of the tap changer and control during normal and reverse power flow which is critical for distribution circuits where distributed generation is present.
GE will be hosting Voltage Regulator Training in Shreveport, Louisiana from February 28 – March 2, and August 15-17. The training will cover a wide range of topics and complies with the State Engineering Board's requirements for 12 hours of continued education credits. Click here to register. For details on transportation and lodging, meals and the agenda, click here.
The voltage on modern distribution circuits is becoming increasing difficult to manage. New distributed energy resources, such as solar, combined with the growth of sophisticated loads creates voltage challenges on distribution network systems. GE's robust and reliable Voltage Regulators help to address these challenges.
Low Cost of Ownership
GE's family of voltage regulator products, along with their dedicated controllers, supports both substation and pole-mounted applications as illustrated below.
Fast Cycle Voltage Regulator
GE's Fast Cycle Voltage Regulator (VR-FC) is a new edition to GE's portfolio of pole-mounted voltage regulators and is based on the most popular utility configurations. The VR-FC is manufactured with a standard design, providing an optimized feature set, with short-cycle lead times at a competitive based price point.
Key Benefits of the VR-FC:
Pole Mounted Voltage Regulator
The Pole-mount/platform mount Voltage Regulator (VR-PM) is GE's premium product for voltage control outside the substation and has established the benchmark in the industry for robust design and operational reliability. It is the only voltage regulator on the market that is guaranteed to support 2 million switch operations and adheres to the latest IEEE C57.15-2009 and C57.131 standards of 40x rated short circuit current.
Key Benefits of the VR-PM:
Substation Voltage Regulator
GE's Substation Voltage Regulator (VR-SS) is a single phase voltage regulator that is intended to support this type of application within a substation. The advantages of single phase units are twofold; they provide the ability to manage each phase independently in the event of unbalanced loads, and they provide redundancy when compared to an individual 3-phase unit.
Key Benefits of the VR-SS:
GE's Voltage Regulation Solutions
GE's Voltage Regulation solutions integrate seamlessly into utility optimization and control strategies for voltage regulation, and is comprised of the following components: