Power Generation

Overcurrent protection from generator set controller

Posted on 01 January 2018 by Jerhod Smithback, Nicholas Paolo

Electrical power systems are rapidly increasing in complexity and the need for flexible controls solutions is more important than ever. Controls components and programming provide critical functionality and protections to ensure the power system operates in a safe and reliable manner. Safety requirements demand hardware and system architecture to protect against situations including overload and short circuit events, as well as thermal damage to the generator or downstream loads.

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Overcurrent Protection From Generator Set Controller

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Authors:

Jerhod Smithback, PE
Senior Manager, Electrical Engineering
MTU Onsite Energy

Nicholas Paolo, PE
Regional Sales Engineer
MTU Onsite Energy