Technical Panel Session

Application of Static Transfer Switches for Enhanced Power Quality

Sponsored by the IEEE Transmission & Distribution Committee

Monday, February 2, 1998, 2:00 to 5:00 PM
Marriott Westshore Hotel Regency Room, Tampa, Florida


Each panelist addressed application considerations of static transfer switches. The presentations described results of these devices in the field, addressed economic considerations, economic justifications, and design issues.

Note: the hyperlinks below provide the email addresses of the panel participants and the presentations given by the panelists in Tampa. The presentations are saved in Adobe Acrobat PDF format. If your web browser does not support PDF viewing, view the instructions available from this hyperlink.


Greg Rauch, Dranetz-BMI
Chairman, IEEE P1409 Distribution Custom Power Task Force


Colin Bowler, ABB Power T&D Company, Inc.
STS Design Requirements & Considerations (206KB)

Eduardo Alegria, PG&E Energy Services
"Power Conditioning Using the STS and SVR" (108KB)

Mark McVey, Virginia Power

Wes Spencer, PowerDigm Systems

Bill Carter, Detroit Edison
"A Static Transfer Switch (STS) Application to Enhance Power Quality at an Automobile Components Plant" (24KB)

Greg Welch, Commonwealth Edison
"Medium Voltage High Speed Static Transfer Switching System"

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