September 12, 2013

Don’t Leave Customers in the Dark – Protect Your Plant from Lightning

According to the U.S. Energy Information Association, there are 6,600 operating power plants in the U.S. This includes thermal (coal, oil, nuclear, geothermal-anything that uses turbines […]
August 30, 2012

Damages Rise when Substations Don’t Invest in Lightning Protection

A lightning strike on a transformer can cause a major explosion due to the amount of extra voltage injected into the transformer. Lightning bolts can contain […]
July 19, 2012

A flash and then, darkness – substations get hit by lightning all the time

Lightning strikes happen everywhere and can hit any object. When those objects are part of the infrastructure that provides us with utilities like electricity a single […]