June 28, 2023

Talent Challenges in Utility Maintenance: Competing for Specialized Skills

#Utility companies face a significant challenge when it comes to acquiring and retaining specialized talent in maintenance roles. Addressing talent challenges effectively, is a critical reliability step, ultimately benefiting customers and the overall sustainability of the utility industry.
June 27, 2023

Understanding Asset Aging Mechanisms: Key to Effective Maintenance

In the world of utility infrastructure, asset aging is an inevitable reality. To ensure the longevity and optimal performance of infrastructure, utility companies must have a comprehensive understanding of asset aging mechanisms. Through proactive and informed maintenance practices, utilities can navigate the challenges of asset aging and secure a sustainable future for their infrastructure and the communities they serve.
June 24, 2023

The Evolution of Substation Maintenance Strategies: From Reactive to Proactive

Over the years, maintenance strategies for substations have evolved significantly, shifting from reactive approaches to proactive ones. In this article, we will explore the journey of substation maintenance strategies and delve into the benefits of embracing a proactive mindset.
June 21, 2023

What is the P-F Curve? Determining Condition Assessment Intervals

A key tool in condition-based maintenance is the P-F Curve, which helps determine the appropriate intervals for condition assessments. Understanding the P-F Curve and its application is essential for utilities seeking to optimize maintenance strategies and improve asset reliability, and minimize downtime. Learn about the points of the P-F curve and how it can determine critical asset intervals for condition-based monitoring systems.
April 26, 2023

Why is it so hard to reliably secure remote substations? 

When remote substations don’t have reliable, fast internet access, a minor critical infrastructure problem can become a catastrophic failure. How can utilities cope?
April 18, 2023

New infrared measurement combines intrusion detection and condition-based monitoring from single device

Introducing ScanIR: Intrusion detection and condition-based monitoring in one. This patent-pending solution generates multiple uses and measurements from single cameras. With ScanIR, military-grade ground surveillance radar and automated condition monitoring work together to maximize the return on investment (ROI) of high-value sensors and systems and deliver unmatched reliability.