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SF6 Pressure Regulators – Gas Filling Equipment Concorde has established itself as a reliable SF6 gas provider as well as a reputable service partner throughout our 20 years in business. In our experience, we have seen what works and what does not and wanted to craft the best tools to guarantee the best service.

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  • GE Expands SF6-free High-Voltage Product Portfolio to Help

    Sep 26, 2019 · By 2025, GE’s Grid Solutions will offer SF6-free gas-insulated substations up to 420 kV, dead tank and live tank circuit breakers up to 550 kV, as well as instrument transformers up to 420 kV. To see GE’s planned g3 portfolio until 2025, click here.

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  • Hitachi ABB Power Grids and GE Agreement on Alternative Gas

    1 day ago · Hitachi ABB Power Grids and GE Renewable Energy’s Grid Solutions business signed a non-exclusive, cross-licensing agreement related to the use of an alternative gas to sulfur hexafluoride (SF 6) used in high voltage equipment. This fluoronitrile-based gas mixture has a significantly reduced impact on the environment compared to SF 6.

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  • Green Gas for Grid – g3 – SF6 Free Solutions – Crescent Power

    Nov 01, 2019 · Green Gas for Grid – g3 – SF6 Free Solutions. Posted by crescentpowernola In Blog. SF6 (or Sulphur Hexafluoride) had been the standard gas used inside high voltage electrical equipment as an insulating and arc-quenching medium. However, SF6 is also listed as an extremely potent greenhouse gas according to the Kyoto protocol, with 23,500 times the comparative Global Warming Potential of CO2 and a lifetime of 3,200 years in the atmosphere.

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  • g3 - SF6 Free Solutions

    SF 6 SF6 (or Sulphur Hexafluoride) had been the standard gas used inside high voltage electrical equipment as an insulating and arc-quenching medium. However, SF 6 SF6 is also listed as an extremely potent greenhouse gas according to the Kyoto protocol, with 23,500 times the comparative Global Warming Potential of CO 2 and a lifetime of 3,200 years in the atmosphere.

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  • Overview of SF6 Emissions Sources and Reduction Options in

    Aug 28, 2018 · Overview of SF6 Emissions Sources and Reduction Options in Electric Power Systems In collaboration with the industry Partners and stakeholders, EPA compiled this report on SF 6 emission sources and best practices in mitigating sulfur hexafluoride (SF 6 ) in the electric power systems.

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  • Alternatives for SF6 | 2020 | Siemens Energy Global

    Most prominent among available options are “clean air” solutions, i.e. purified air, and gas mixtures that both have a fraction of the climate impact of SF 6. Hermetically sealed systems with clean air as an insulating gas take up more space than SF 6 , but combined with digitalised current and voltage transformers these systems can be built as small as current SF 6 systems.

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  • g3, the SF6-free solution in practice | Think Grid

    In August 2014, GE unveiled g3 (g cubed) its ground-breaking solution for replacing SF6 in high-voltage equipment. Since then, much has happened. g3 products have been installed successfully in several countries, and g3 life-cycle assessments have underscored the huge environmental benefits of the new gas mixture.

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  • SF6 Monitoring System for GIS – GE Grid Solutions

    B Watch. SF 6 Monitoring System for GIS. With worldwide scrutiny on SF 6 gas usage, increased environmental reporting requirements and even possible penalties, precise early detection of small gas leaks in Gas Insulated Substations that use so much SF 6 is essential. The B Watch uses the latest generation of EMC resistant digital gas sensors to continuously measure gas pressure and temperatures in order to track changes in density and detect gas leaks down to 0.1% per year.

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  • In search of an SF6 replacement | Think Grid

    SF 6 is a versatile gas used in various industries, such as magnesium and aluminium casting and insulated window glazing. But by far its most important application, and one that was first proposed by Vitaly Grosse of AEG (a GE Renewable EnergyGrid Solutions ancestor company), is in high voltage power transmission equipment.

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  • Myth About SF6 Gas In Electrical Equipment

    Where is SF6 used? The following applications are known. For some of these most probably you haven’t heard of. For sound insulation in windows, In vehicle tyres, Is SF6 a health hazard? Pure SF6 is physiologically completely harmless for humans and animals. It’s even used in medical diagnostic. Due to its weight it might displace the oxygen in the air, if large quantities are concentrating in deeper and non ventilated places. Is SF6 harmful for the environment? It has no ecotoxic potential, it does not deplete ozone. Due to its high global warming potential of 22.200 (*) it may contribute to the man made greenhouse-effect, if it is released into the atmosphere. What is the overall contribution of SF6 used in the electrical equipment to the greenhouse effect? Less than 0,1 % ( see CAPIEL) and CIGRE). In an Ecofys study the contribution to the greenhouse effect in Europe is estimated to 0.05 % (*).

  • Do’s and Don’ts of SF6 Gas Handling

    May 28, 2014 · MV distribution equipment because of its unique combination of properties and characteristic. We as SF 6 users must execute proper gas handling processes when installing, maintaining or decommissioning these assets “without emissions!”. SF 6 handlers must be properly training while using appropriate testing and handling equipment.

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  • GE Grid Solutions

    GEGrid Solutions business serves customers globally with over 17,000 employees in approximately 80 countries. Grid Solutions helps enable utilities and industry to effectively manage electricity from the point of generation to the point of consumption, helping to maximize the reliability, efficiency and resiliency of the grid.

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  • (PDF) Green Gas for Grid as an Eco-Friendly Alternative

    This paper deals with a review of the state-of-the-art performance investigations of green gas for grid (g3) gas, which is an emerging eco-friendly alternative insulation gas for sulfur

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  • News Room : GE Grid Solutions

    The key difference between g3 and SF6 is that g3 is a gas mixture while SF6 is a single gas. Elodie Laruelle, GE Grid Solutions Eco-design Engineer, explains: “The critical point for a gas mixture is to maintain the homogeneity of the two components (NovecTM and CO2) throughout the filling process. To ensure this homogeneity, the filling equipment needs to directly heat up the g3 bottle to a specific temperature, to reach the supercritical state of the gas mixture.

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  • Managing SF6 Gas Inventory and Emissions

    Digital SF6 Tracking Solutions Advantages ‐All data accessible through single database ‐No end of year data crunching necessary ‐Instantaneous access to SF6 inventories, leak rates, Nameplate capacity, Acquisition and Disbursement activity assuming proper data entry ‐All SF6 transfers recorded

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  • GE Expands SF6-free High-Voltage Product Portfolio to Help

    Sep 26, 2019 · GE is the leader in SF 6 -free high-voltage solutions with its Green Gas for Grid, or g 3 (pronounced “g”- cubed) offering. g 3 products feature the same high performance and compact dimensional...

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  • SF6: An excellent dielectric gas in controlled environments

    “SF6 is three times more effective than air as an electrical insulator. Switchgear insulated with SF6 takes up less space, is less prone to faults and requires less maintenance than corresponding components in outdoor switching stations. SF6 is an effective and permanent dielectric gas that also extinguishes arcs in circuit-breakers.”

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  • g³ - GE Grid Solutions

    GEG3 is a viable eco-friendly alternative to SF6 gas. Green Gas for Grid has a low greenhouse gas potential.

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  • What is SF6 Gas? | GasQuip - SF6 Equipment and Training

    The Future of SF6. Although other arc quenching methods have been developed, sulfur hexafluoride remains the most popular and cost effective for medium to high voltage. This gas will be around for a long time, with legacy systems already in place, and the global installed base of SF6 expected to grow by 75% by 2030.

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  • Relevance of SF6 in Switchgear and its Contribution to

    Sulfur hexafluoride (SF6) is one of the most stable gaseous chemical compounds due to its inertness (Its inertia is comparable with nitrogen (N2) gas) and incombustible nature. It has been more than 6 decades since SF6 is being used in electrical equipment. In fact, Switchgear amounts to 90% of the electronic equipment that uses SF6.

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  • SF6 Surveys and Top-up - National Grid plc

    SF6 Surveys and Top-up. National Grid Engineering Consultancy Solutions can give your business an all-in-one contact to cover your SF6 needs, providing SF6 leak detection surveys, gas leak repairs, and top-ups for assets. Our engineers, trained to the latest regulations and gas handling techniques, are equipped with precise specialist instruments allowing us to pinpoint and resolve any issue, and in turn, reduce financial and environmental cost for your business.

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  • National Grid begins journey to SF6-free HV substations

    voltage gas-insulated line (GIL) using an environmentally friendly alternative to SF6. This SF6 alternative insulation medium is called g3: Green Gas for Grid. To date, there has been no alternative to SF6 technology since its inception in the 1970™s, when it was introduced as an insulation

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  • SF6 circuit breaker maintenance | TD Guardian Articles

    The next TBM intervals (five to seven years) are for the following testing: timing, contact resistance, control and auxiliary alarms, SF6 moisture and low gas density alarms. Mechanism maintenance is also recommended during this interval. The next interval of 10 to 12 years is for "major" maintenance.

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  • Grid switchgear uses SF6, the world’s most potent greenhouse

    Nov 25, 2019 · Sulphur Hexafluoride (SF6) is described as the world’s worst greenhouse gas. It’s 23,500 times more potent than CO2. Global annual emissions are 8,100 tonnes, equivalent to the CO2 emissions of 100m cars. It has an atmospheric lifetime of over 1,000 years and its installed base is expected to grow by 75% by 2030. 80% of …

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  • SF6 Gas Servicing Equipment – ENERVAC INTERNATIONAL ULC

    Due to the above reasons, SF6 is used mostly in applications that allow reclamation as opposed to using it on equipment that requires release of the gas, only to be re-filled with virgin SF6. ENERVAC produces a complete line of SF6 recovery and test equipment, from full sized gas reclaimers down to small decomposition detectors.

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  • The EU is accelerating with the help of the world’s First SF6

    Feb 25, 2020 · The new CB will rely on GE’s industry-leading “Green Gas for Grid”—or “g 3” (pronounced “g- cubed”)—technology, resulting in the same high performance and compact size as a traditional SF 6 -insulated circuit-breaker, but with a gas mass having more than a 99% reduced CO₂ equivalent value.Upon completion in 2022, the g 3 circuit-breaker is expected to be the first SF 6 -free 420 kV GIS CBin the world.

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  • Electric Power Systems Partnership | Fluorinated Gas

    Emission SourcesMitigation OptionsRelevant LinksFrequent QuestionsThe most common use for SF6, both domestically and internationally, is as an electrical insulator in high voltage equipment that transmits and distributes electricity. Since the 1950’s, the U.S. electric power industry has used SF6in circuit breakers, gas-insulated substations and other switchgear used in the transmission system to manage the high voltages carried between generating stations and customer load centers. Several factors affect SF6 emissions from electric power systems, such as the type and age of the SF6-containing equipment (e.g., old circuit breakers can contain up to 2,000 pounds of SF6, while modern breakers usually contain less than 100 pounds) and the handling and maintenance procedures practiced by electric utilities. Because of its long life span and high global warming potential (GWP), even a relatively small amount of SF6can impact the climate. The electric power industry uses roughly 80 percent of all SF6 produced worldwide. Ideally, none of this gas would b...

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  • Gas Filling Equipment – SF6 Pressure Regulators | Concorde

    SF6 Pressure Regulators – Gas Filling Equipment Concorde has established itself as a reliable SF6 gas provider as well as a reputable service partner throughout our 20 years in business. In our experience, we have seen what works and what does not and wanted to craft the best tools to guarantee the best service.

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  • Responsible Business Charter - National Grid

    develop and implement SF6-free solutions at the earliest opportunity. • Further reduce our Scope 3 emissions from selling gas to our customers beyond 2030 to be consistent with the targets set by the markets in which we operate (e.g. net zero by 2050). • In the UK, the National Grid ESO (Electricity System Operator) will be able to operate

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