Introduction There are two major problems that can occur in an electrical system – open circuits and short circuits. Of the two, the latter has […] Read More about Three Phase Fault Calculations in AC Systems and the Contribution from PV Grid-connected Inverters
Executive summary As Solar PV systems become more mainstream and bankable, customers are pushing for performance security guarantees and this creates pressure on contractors to […] Read More about Variations in Modelled and Actual Site Energy Generation
Our NEW GSES+ training platform offers an immersive training environment using augmented reality (AR) where learners can rapidly develop their skills. Powered by the simulation […] Read More about NEW GSES+ training platform!!
Introduction Protection coordination/selectivity With utilities and DNSPs becoming strict on network applications, protection coordination studies are becoming more prevalent and often are requirements before connecting […] Read More about Protection Coordination of Circuit Breakers
Most PV (photovoltaic) modules have a life expectancy of 20-30 years unless they become damaged, defective or need to be replaced due to decrease in […] Read More about Recycling PV Modules
Horizon Power’s SAPS system at Cape Le Grand, east of Esperance. (Source: Horizon Power) On 30th May 2019 the Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) released its […] Read More about Stand-Alone Power Systems Unleashed for Networks
AS/NZS 5033:2014 Amendment 2 changes to sizing isolators came into effect on 28th June 2019. The new requirements simplify the process of selecting an isolator and ensure […] Read More about A Guide to AS/NZS 5033:2014 Amendment 2 Changes to Isolator Sizing
Copper is by far the most widely used conductor in electrical wiring. It benefits from high conductivity and corrosion resistance, making it perfect for a […] Read More about Aluminium vs Copper DC Cables
Introduction Battery energy storage is essential to stand-alone PV power systems relying on intermittent renewable energy as the primary generation source, and the sizing of […] Read More about Oversized PV arrays and Battery Days of Autonomy in Stand-Alone Power systems
Large-scale ground-mount PV solar projects now have a multitude of mounting options. Single-axis tracking solutions are now more affordable than ever and new mounting designs […] Read More about Which mounting solution is best for the job: The impact of constraints on PV mounting solutions in large-scale projects.