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The Basics of Stray Current Control

Reducing or preventing corrosion is a main concern in electrical systems. When DC voltages exist in applications such as railway traction, solar or battery power systems, corrosion can cause major issues in terms of grounding system integrity and effectiveness, or even environmental issues with unintended leakage from underground pipelines.

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7 Grid Modernization Challenges and Electric Vehicles [Plus More Electric Utility Trends]

Electricity generation, transmission and distribution is a continuously changing market in North America especially in recent years, where new regulations, new technologies and new opportunities for improvement are…

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7 Electrical Engineering Marvels We Could Not Live Without [Plus Practical NEC Tips]

Electrical engineering is a complex field that makes life easier for us all. In this post, we will first overview seven of those electrical engineering wonders that accelerated…

5 Ways to Prepare a Home’s Surge Protection for Storm Season [Plus More Electrical Engineering Information]

In this edition of electrical engineering industry news, see what electrical professionals can do to get their clients prepped for storm season, what the National Electrical Code (NEC)…

The Most Influential 2019 Trends for Electrical Engineers and Contractors [Plus Other Expert Predictions]

We may already be a few weeks into the new year, but there is still time to catch up on what many industry publications predict for 2019. As…

Grounding and Bonding Tips for Electric Signs, Isolated Equipment and Cabling [Advice from Electrical Engineering Experts]

When it comes it to electrical safety, grounding and bonding are integral. Across various industries, applications and facility types, grounding and bonding requirements may be different. In this…

How an Investment in Safety Saves You Money [Plus More Electrical Engineering Workplace Advice]

The changing electrical workforce, and the skilled workforce as a whole, has been a hot topic over the past few years. Both attracting a new generation of skilled…

A Year in Review: 6 Top Electrical Engineering Posts from 2018

Is it just us, or has 2018 felt longer than 365 days? For instance, it may come as a surprise that less than 11 months ago the 2018…

How Machine Learning Is Being Applied to Smart Power Outlets [Plus More From the Electrical Engineering Industry]

Electrical engineering and components of the industry’s technology are getting smarter everyday, but implementation and installation of that technology is still up to those in the field. In…

The Grounding Mistakes You Need to Avoid to Meet Code [Plus More From the Industry]

The concept of grounding is well known, but details in the code are allowing installers to make preventable mistakes. After a review of those grounding mistakes, we’ll overview…

How Grounding and Bonding Upgrades Prevented Disasters for a Florida Radio Group [Plus More Industry News]

In this iteration of curated industry news, we highlight the work of a contractor in Florida who cost effectively solved a Florida Radio Group’s failing grounding and bonding…