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GE's Electrical Specifier Link newsletter is meant to serve as a trusted source for information that you, the Specifying Engineer, can rely upon to help properly design power systems. The links below provide access to previous editions.
 

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Archive

Issue XVI

In this issue, we discuss:

  • Retrofitting Secondary Substation
  • Retrofit for Safety
  • NEMA Classification of MCC & Wiring Requirements
Issue XV

In this issue, we discuss:

  • I-ZSI and WFR
  • Reduced Energy Let Through (RELT)
  • Designing for Circuit Breaker Instantaneous Selectivity
Issue XIV

In this issue, we discuss:

  • GE Industrial Solutions' Continuing Education Program
  • Step Out of the Arc Flash Hazard Zone
  • Navigating the GE Website
Issue XIII

In this issue, we discuss:

  • Power/Vac® Switchgear
  • AKD20 Low Voltage Switchgear
Issue XII

In this issue, we discuss:

  • UL 1449-3rd Edition Effects on Lightning Protection Systems
  • Utility Interconnections for a Retrofit PV System
  • Electric Vehicle Charging Stands & Infrastructure
Issue XI

In this issue, we discuss:

  • A Case for the Separated Double Tie
  • Series rating Circuit Breakers in Panelboards
  • A Primer on Low Voltage Motor Control Centers
  • Understanding Short Circuit Motor Contribution
  • Calculating Short Circuit Current without a Computer
Issue X

In this issue, we discuss:

  • 30-Cycle Rated Switchboards - Selectivity Tradeoffs
  • NEC Changes that have Impact on Designs
  • DOE Regulation Changes
Issue IX

In this issue, we discuss:

  • GE Arc Vault* Protection System
  • The Three A's of Arc Flash
  • The Basics of Arc Flash
  • Arc Flash Mitigation with Entellisys*
Issue VIII

In this issue, we discuss:

  • System Neutral Resistance
  • Harmonic Design Considerations
  • Digital Relay Reference Guide
  • Application Considerations for Selective Coordination of LV Distribution Systems
Issue VII

In this issue, we discuss:

  • Paralleling Switchgear
  • Service Capabilities for UPS
  • Critical Operations Power Systems
  • Resistance Grounding Systems Basics
Issue VI

In this issue, we discuss:

  • Lightning Arresters
  • Selecting Current Transformers: Part 1
  • Application considerations for Series Combination Over-Current Protective Devices (OCPDs)
  • Design for Safety: Part 2
  • Internet-Accessible Power Monitoring & Control Systems
Issue V

In this issue, we discuss:

  • Dielectric Fluids for Transformer Cooling: History and Types
  • Zig-Zag Transformers
  • Design for Safety: Part 1
  • Arc Flash & Low Voltage: Over-Current Protective Devices (OCPDs)
Issue IV

This issue addresses power system selectivity and the basics of protective coordination.

Issue III

In this issue we delve into power system metering and communication issues, such as: when to use which type of meter; why to avoid proprietary metering systems and what to do if you've already made that mistake; what 'Utility Metering Accuracy' really means; what is OPC and what should you know; a detailed overview of submetering systems for various applications; a guide on how to startup and activate electronic meters.

Special Edition

We hope you find this edition of our newsletter to be both informative and interesting as it pertains to the view inside of the various products from Lighting, Electrical Distribution and Security solutions that our team in China helped to implement, install and support in preparation for the games.