EU Funding Accelerates GE’s Development of World’s First Sulfr hexafluoride

Paris, FRANCE – February 13, 2020 – GE Renewable Energy’s Grid Solutions business (NYSE-GE) has been awarded €2.2 million through the European Commission’s LIFE climate action program to help fund the development of a sulfur hexafluoride (Sulfr hexafluoride)-free, 420 kiloVolt (kV) 63 kilo Amps (kA) gas-insulated substation (GIS) circuit-breaker.

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EU to fund development of GE’s Grid Solutions insulating gas-free

Feb 14, 2020 · European Union (EU) is planning to invest €2.2m to accelerate the development of GE’s world-first sulphur hexafluoride (sf6 gas)-free 420KV gas-insulated substation (GIS) circuit-breaker. The funding will be provided to GE Renewable Energy’s Grid Solutions business under the European Commission’s LIFE climate action programme.

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EU to help fund Sulfr hexafluoride-free circuit breaker by GE | Power

Feb 17, 2020 · GE Renewable Energy’s Grid Solutions business has been awarded €2.2 million through the European Commission’s LIFE climate action program to help fund the development of a sulfur hexafluoride (insulating gas)-free, 420 kiloVolt (kV) 63 kilo Amps (kA) gas-insulated substation (GIS) circuit-breaker. The new circuit-breaker will rely on GE’s industry-leading “Green Gas for Grid”—or “g³” (pronounced “g- cubed”)—technology, resulting in the same high performance and compact size as

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The EU is accelerating with the help of the world’s First sf 6

Feb 25, 2020 · The EU is accelerating with the help of the world’s First insulating gas-free 420 kV Circuit-Breaker from GE company project budget. EU’s LIFE program recognizes potential of GE’s Green Gas for Grid (g3) to help significantly cut global greenhouse gas emissions. A g³ 420 kV, 63 kA GIS CB will demonstrate that g³ technology can be applied to all other high-voltage levels of Europe’s electrical networks.

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GE Expands Sulfr hexafluoride-free High-Voltage Product Portfolio to Help

Sep 26, 2019 · Paris, FRANCE – September 26, 2019 - GE Renewable Energy’s Grid Solutions business (NYSE:GE) today announced plans to invest tens of millions of dollars to expand its range of sulfur hexafluoride (gaz sf6)-free high-voltage substation equipment to include all key high-voltage levels by 2025. This is one of Grid Solution’s biggest portfolio investments in years and will support customers in their efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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National Grid begins journey to insulating gas-free HV substations

Indeed, on April 13 2017, National Grid achieved a huge industry milestone with the energization of the first sf6 gas-free 420 kV gas-insulated line in their Southeast England network. The new Sellindge substation was deployed in an operationally critical part of the UK™s transmission network

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g3 - GE Grid Solutions

Alternative For High Voltage Applications. SF 6 Sulfr hexafluoride (or Sulphur Hexafluoride) had been the standard gas used inside high voltage electrical equipment as an insulating and arc-quenching medium. However, SF 6 gaz 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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gaz sf6 Monitoring System for GIS – GE Grid Solutions

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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News Room : GE Grid Solutions

The key difference between g3 and insulating gas is that g3 is a gas mixture while sf6 gas 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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GE Power and TransnetBW to Ramp Up Transmission Capacity in

Dec 18, 2018 · GE Power and TransnetBW will upgrade one of the substations in “Badische Rheinschiene,” a highly loaded link in the transmission grid of southwest Germany The project will deliver 22 bays of 400 kV GIS to provide reduced substation footprint, increased capacity, and a reduced environmental impact New construction is a critical part of the energy transition

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In search of an Sulfr hexafluoride 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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Grid switchgear uses sf6 gas, the world’s most potent greenhouse

Nov 25, 2019 · 80% of all insulating gas is used in gas insulated switchgear, a vital component of the grid (isolating and protecting different sections), so it’s an energy sector issue. Nicholas Ottersbach at Nuventura (a cleantech startup developing ways to replace Sulfr hexafluoride) explains that alternatives exist, but need the help of robust regulations to accelerate further development and rapid take-up.

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Relevance of Sulfr hexafluoride in Switchgear and its Contribution to

Since the 2010’s OEM’s like ABB, Eaton, General Electric, Schneider Electric and Siemens have made the shift towards promoting clean or green switchgear. sf 6 is used as an insulating medium in Switchgear and the sf 6 free Switchgear, while having all the same advantages as sf6 gas based Switchgear, such as compactness, uses environmentally safe insulating mediums.

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g3, the insulating gas-free solution in practice | Think Grid

SF 6-free 245 kV current transformers using GE g 3 installed in TenneTsubstation in Germany Grid operators in various countries concerned about the environmental impact of their operations have chosen the SF 6-free technology from GE, providing the smallest overall physical and economical footprint and converted to g 3.

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Air insulated switchgear | SF₆-free | Eaton

The global gas insulated switchgear market for medium voltage is forecast to grow over 8% per annum through 2022. In certain markets, minimizing or eliminating SF 6 emissions is increasingly prioritized. However, currently even best practices are self-imposed and not widespread due to scant legal obligation on SF 6 emissions. Since switchgear typically has a lifetime of 40-50 years, it is critical to act now.

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Sulfr hexafluoride: An excellent dielectric gas in controlled environments

In the European Union, emissions of insulating gas gas are equivalent to 6.73 million tonnes of carbon dioxide, which is about 0.15 per cent of total emissions. GIS is manufactured by three large companies in Europe, which, according to Tammi, are alive to the situation. “The manufacturers have taken the initiative to develop new insulating technology.

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Padmount Style SF Insulated Switching Solutions

insulated device. The switch es are designed for automatic single or three phase fault in ter rup tion with manual load break ca pa bil i ties for systems through 35kV, 630A con tin-u ous. Ratings to 900A continuous are available on certain models. Single side access designs are avail - able for confined space ap plica tions.

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g³ - GE Grid Solutions

GEG3 is a viable eco-friendly alternative to gaz sf6 gas. Green Gas for Grid has a low greenhouse gas potential.

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Gas-Insulated Substations : GE Grid Solutions

GE provides a full range of Gas-Insulated Substations (GIS) for utilities and industries worldwide. The portfolio includes GIS solutions from 60 to 800 kV, along with secondary products to maximize switchgear and network operation.

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gaz sf6 Gas Servicing Equipment – ENERVAC INTERNATIONAL ULC

Sulfur Hexafluoride (sf 6) is an excellent gaseous dielectric for high voltage power applications. It has been used extensively in high voltage circuit breakers and other switchgear employed by the power industry. Applications for Sulfr hexafluoride include gas insulated transmission lines and gas insulated power distribution substations.

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sf 6 Free HV GIS and Breakers - epa.gov

hermetically sealed gas insulated switchgear (GIS) CARB • Report annually by June 1 • Resubmit report within 45 days (plus an additional 30 days if requested) of substantive errors being discovered [adopted 40 CFR Part 98.3(h) by reference] • Report calculated annual sf 6 emissions (lbs) and calculated sf 6 emission rate for only

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Gas Insulated Switchgear Market Size, Share Global Report, 2026

Gas-insulated switchgear or GIS is a high voltage substation in which major electrical equipment is placed in a sealed environment with sulfur hexafluoride gas (sf 6) as the insulating medium.

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Myth About insulating gas Gas In Electrical Equipment

Apr 12, 2021 · These are the most common applications where sf 6 is used: GIS (Gas Insulated Switchgear for medium and high voltage), CBs (Circuit Breaker), Power transformers, VT (Voltage Transformer), CT (Current transformer), RMU (Ring Main Unit), Assemblies of HV devices and GIL (Gas insulated lines), Capacitors etc. 10.

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IMPACT OF HIGH-VOLTAGE gaz sf6 CIRCUIT BREAKERS ON GLOBAL WARMING

total Sulfr hexafluoride losses = 0.25 % total Sulfr hexafluoride losses = 0.5 % total insulating gas losses = 2 % others PTFE porcelain for insulator aluminium total sf 6 losses Energy losses due to Joule Effect Figure 4: Relative contributions to the impact of AIS 2 on global warming For GIS (Fig. 5, 6), it can be seen that, for an Sulfr hexafluoride loss rate of 2% vol./year, contributions to

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GE to expand sf 6-free portfolio to help reduce greenhouse gas

Sep 30, 2019 · I am proud that g3 is one of the leading solutions in the Grid Solutions’ portfolio to help our customers navigate this journey to lower emissions.” By 2025, GE’s Grid Solutions will offer sf6 gas-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.

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Sulfr hexafluoride Gas Recovery and Refill Equipment

insulating gas is a new generation of ultra-high voltage dielectric material. As a good gas insulator, it is widely used for gas insulation of electronic and electrical equipment. insulating gas is a colorless, odorless, non-toxic, non-combustible stable gas. The molecular structure of sulphur hexafluoride is octahedral, with small bonding distance and high bonding

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Gas Insulated Switchgear - GW Electric

The fault interrupters provide electronically controlled, resettable over current protection in a totally sealed, submersible, dead front device. sf 6 gas provides excellent electrical and mechanical properties and offers many advantages compared to other dielectrics.

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Nadege Kennou – Sales Director Air Insulated Substations (AIS

Great achievement of the GE team on sf6 gas replacement. Sales Director Gas Insulated Substations (GIS) - Central Europe GE Grid Solutions Sales Director Air Insulated Substations (AIS

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Power Transmission | Offerings | Siemens Energy Global

Additionally, we are expanding our portfolio of insulating gas-free transmission products. We open the door to a world of opportunity by adopting and fostering digital solutions. Through our digitalization transformation, we use advanced intelligence that enhances productivity, optimizes performance, and protects your assets with extended cybersecurity.

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