Owners of large medium voltage networks often face outages on their networks due to failures or due to contact with external objects (vegetation, vehicles, etc.). The importance (number of customers affected) or the duration of these interruptions depends on the protection and switching devices installed as well as the location of theses devices and how they operate (local or remote control). You may significantly reduce the importance and duration of interruptions by installing and optimizing the location of switching and protection devices. You may also add remote control to these points. Recoveries management methods during interruptions may also have a positive effect.
Based on your network failure rate, 3E Eng. can conduct a reliability study and offer solutions that will reduce the impact of interruptions on your customers. If you have a need in this field, do not hesitate to contact us and we will be pleased to put our expertise to work and solve your problems.