The Importance of Arc Flash Analysis

What Causes an Arc Flash? Arc Flash incidents (AFIs) occur from electrical sources and electric potential devices producing electric currents…

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Major Components for Improving Power Distribution Reliability

by the 3 Phase Associates – Engineering Team Power Utilities Are Evolving Since the creation of electric power in the…

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Basics of Designing Power Substations

This is a basic summary and explanation of engineering & design processes used during designing power substations  –  by Matt…

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Best CAD Drafting & Design Practices

Do not show too much details. Too many details can overcrowd the drawing and be just as bad as not…

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Some Strong Utility Trends for 2019 and Beyond

The electric power grid and the industry is continuing to evolve with major trends happening in 2019 and beyond. Nuclear…

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The Importance of Protection & Controls (P&C) and IEDs

Protection & Controls (P&C) Engineering Protection & Controls (P&C) engineering is a division of electrical power engineering that deals with…

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Basic Explanation of the Electric Power Grid

This is a basic explanation and summary of how the electric power grid works – by Matt Cole with 3…

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Is Your Legacy SCADA System Secure?

Is Your Legacy SCADA System Secure? by Matt Cole, 3 Phase Associates, LLC      SCADA stands for Supervisory Control and…

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Distribution Utilities Now Affected by NERC CIP Regulations

Distribution Utilities Now Affected by NERC CIP Regulations  –        by Matt Cole, 3 Phase Associates, LLC  …

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