PowerLines December 2015

Published Tuesday, December 15, 2015

4 Equipment Methods to Mitigate Arc Flashes Webcast

You are invited to access the Power Magazine webcast to learn about the four methods of Active and Passive Arc Flash Mitigation using Virtual Mains, Arc Resistant Switchgear, Arc Terminator and Vamp relaying. These mitigation methods help provide a safer, cost effective and reliable power system.

Click here to access the webcast

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Facing Unique Obstacles?

Make plans now to visit booth #601 at DistribuTECH 2016 to learn how you can become more agile with scalable products, solutions and services from Schneider Electric.

Book a demo tailored to your specific needs here. 

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Webcast: A Viable Alternative to Purchasing New Switchgear

Why buy new, when old will do! As you already know, keeping your facility updated with current technology is an ongoing battle that can affect productivity, safety and electrical reliability. This webcast provides a great opportunity to learn ways to upgrade existing low and medium-voltage equipment to current technology AND save time and money! 

Watch this webcast to learn how to:

  • Identify basic components of switchgear construction
  • Identify the role of NEMA enclosures
  • Describe equipment modernization and life extension solutions
  • Recognize the benefits and viability of modernization solutions 

Click here for webcast link

Even though the dates have passed on the links above, they can still be view.  Once you have completed the registration, you will immediately receive an email which will include a link to the on-demand webcast replay.



  TE Connectivity Substation Solutions


When it comes to tailor-made substation technology, the global power of TE Connectivity (TE) can empower you with some surprising advantages.

Check out TE Connectivity Substation Solutions here.


Varentec Grid Edge Volt VAR Control

Utilities can apply Varentec’s ENGOTM and GEMS solution to increase the energy efficiency of their distribution grids. Key functionalities include reducing technical losses, improving service quality, shaving peak demand during high-demand times, reducing energy consumption, and extending the life of primary assets.  

For more information, click here


  Polywater FST-250 Sealant

The FST-250 is a high water and gas blocking conduit seal. It can seal a single or multiple conductor cable configuration. FST-250 will block 22 feet of continuous waterhead pressure but will seal up to 90 feet for an intermittent time. It is re-enterable and compatible with all cable jackets. One kit will seal multiple conduits based on size and can be used in all conduits sizes and conduit material. RU/UL approved.

Check out the video of the FST-250 Sealant here

It is with great pleasure that we announce the appointment of Justin Rogers as territory account manager.  Justin is a graduate of the college The College of Saint Rose in Albany New York. He joins us from Utility Tool Company (Ripley) as a technical fields sales engineer.  His vast knowledge of medium and high voltage cable construction, cable preparation, utility work practices fits nicely into our core business.  Many of you will know him from travels with us in his previous role.  His focused accounts will be the following:

  • Eversource CT - Legacy NU
  • Eversource West - Legacy WEMCO
  • Eversource North - Legacy PSNH 
  • Unitil Concord NH, Hampton- Exeter
  • New Hampshire Electric Co-Op
  • Liberty Electric - Legacy N-grid (Salem, Lebanon NH)
  • Central Maine Power (Iberdrola)
  • Bangor Hydro

Please feel free to contact Justin at:

jrogers@powertech-upsc.com or cell phone 203-833-0201