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Insulated Power Cables: Power Quality and Reliability Issues Paul M. Grant 25 Juin 2003 Versailles, France P. M. Grant, (Electric Power Research Institute)

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1 Insulated Power Cables: Power Quality and Reliability Issues Paul M. Grant 25 Juin 2003 Versailles, France P. M. Grant, (Electric Power Research Institute) Insulated Power Cables: Power Quality and Reliability Issues Panel Discussion

2 Insulated Power Cables: Power Quality and Reliability Issues Paul M. Grant 25 Juin 2003 Versailles, France The Problem Wired Magazine, June 2001

3 Insulated Power Cables: Power Quality and Reliability Issues Paul M. Grant 25 Juin 2003 Versailles, France Generating Anger Auckland, NZ Feb - March 98 Massive UG Cable Failure NZ Financial District without full power for 8 weeks

4 Insulated Power Cables: Power Quality and Reliability Issues Paul M. Grant 25 Juin 2003 Versailles, France Power Out age r We are sick and tired of them, and they had better change! Chicago Mayor Richard Daley on the August 1999 Blackout

5 Insulated Power Cables: Power Quality and Reliability Issues Paul M. Grant 25 Juin 2003 Versailles, France Total Annual Cost of Power Outages and PQ Disturbances by Business Sector Cost of: $14.3 $6.2 $34.9 $ Source: Primen Study: The Cost of Power Disturbances to Industrial & Digital Economy Companies Digital Economy Continuous Process Mfg. Fabrication & Essential Services Other US Industry $Billion TOTAL $119 - $188 Billion 40% GDP60% GDP Costs of Outages and Disturbances

6 Insulated Power Cables: Power Quality and Reliability Issues Paul M. Grant 25 Juin 2003 Versailles, France Primen Report Based on Response to 985 Questionaires Outages: $ B per annum – Industrial & DE: $45.7 B per annum –PCM: Remainder PG Events: $15 – 24 B per annum –Industrial & DE : $6.7 B per annum –PCM: Remainder

7 Insulated Power Cables: Power Quality and Reliability Issues Paul M. Grant 25 Juin 2003 Versailles, France LBLN Study Based on Insurance Claims & Actions by Over 370 Industries Consuming TWh/a US Office Equipment, 58 TWh/a, 2% of National Consumption Most Sensitive Consumers Protect Themselves as COB Item Exact Losses Hard to Quantify

8 Insulated Power Cables: Power Quality and Reliability Issues Paul M. Grant 25 Juin 2003 Versailles, France Californication!


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