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Ancillary Service (area regulation) Using Battery Energy Storage vs Pumped Hydro vs Gas Turbine
Posted by miguelantonio on 22 June, 2015 - 10:33 am
How different is a battery energy storage system from pumped hydro and gas turbine in terms of area regulation for the grid?
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Extracting a Program from an AB PanelView 550 HMI
Posted by tariqie on 22 June, 2015 - 4:50 am
I have a AB PanelView550 HMI and i want to extract full program out of it. Can anyone help please??
Solar mars 90 + TT4 Control System Driving the Compressor
Posted by hany5757 on 21 June, 2015 - 5:51 pm
Seeking information on turbotronic control system and Solar Mars 90 Gas turbine...
How Power Transmission Relates with Drives & Motion Control ?
Posted by Rushi Shroff on 21 June, 2015 - 4:30 am
Curious about the relationship between power transmission and motion control
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Problem with Siemens Fieldbus positioners
Posted by hasseli on 21 June, 2015 - 12:23 am
Connection Failure with Fieldbus Siemens positioners
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GT Frame 9E Tripping When Coasting Down To Fire
Posted by alexandersylvanus on 20 June, 2015 - 10:30 am
GE frame 9E gas turbine tripping without any alarm, when leak test is completed and turbine ramping down to firing sequence trips @ about 630rpm/20%.
Virtual Industrial Dryer
Posted by Shakir on 20 June, 2015 - 12:25 am
Need help developing virtual model for industrial dryer in visual studio. Stuck at PID temp controller.
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When 20CB Failed In Frame 9E
Posted by bil07 on 19 June, 2015 - 1:22 pm
Need help with what happened when 20CB failed in Frame 9E.
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Mark V DCCA Card
Posted by benjovr on 19 June, 2015 - 11:09 am
Can I use DCCA card PN:531X301DCCAGG2 to replace faulty card with PN:531X301DCCAFG2?
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Installation Of Differential Pressure Transmitter For Flow Measurement In Liquid Service
Posted by dipy78 on 19 June, 2015 - 6:50 am
Installation of differential pressure transmitter for flow measurement in liquid service
Expansion Digital Modules Failure
Posted by firefistace on 19 June, 2015 - 6:34 am
Expansion Digital Modules controlling Motor Contactors have been failing
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Frame 5 GT Fails To Start
Posted by ChrisW on 19 June, 2015 - 1:35 am
We have recently switched our 1972 F5 GT to liquid fuel only and cannot get it to light off. It is pre AA compressor and was originally diesel only.
Idle Speed of Gas Turbine
Posted by SGA on 19 June, 2015 - 12:54 am
Questions on idle speed and Critical speed of Centaur 4502
Vibration In Load Gear Box In TDBFP
Posted by sanjib_dibrugarh on 19 June, 2015 - 12:34 am
One vibration showing high value in one probe in TDBFP in Load Gear Box
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Making My Own Hart Communicator
Posted by kshitij2094 on 18 June, 2015 - 1:57 pm
i would like to build my own HART communicator form sctrach. i can easily get a 4-20mA signal on which a FSK signal rides. but the issue is what are the commands to access the HART enabled trasnsmitters?
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Codesys Modbus TCP 984 6-digit Addressing
Posted by nickgrossielectric on 17 June, 2015 - 4:55 pm
Need information on Codesys Modbus\tcp 6-digit addressing
VPROH2B Socketed And Soldered
Posted by Briha on 17 June, 2015 - 10:49 am
What is the difference between soldered and socketed IS215VPROH2B. Anybody here who would be able to supply these from stock?
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Re: GE Frame 5 GT Compressor Oil Leakage
Posted by Khan on 17 June, 2015 - 10:37 am
GE Frame 5 gas turbine with oil leakage from its axial air compressor casing.
Cimplicity 8.2 Synonym Tag Switching Is Not Working
Posted by tifadan on 17 June, 2015 - 10:23 am
I have cimplicity 8.2 installed on 6 HMIs. The cimplicity PB for changing ge tag to customer tag is not working.
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Why Reactive Power Of ST Are Fluctuating Violently
Posted by Roadz on 17 June, 2015 - 4:46 am
Why is reactive power of ST fluctuating violently?
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TDC 3000 HPM SI Array Point
Posted by k30113 on 16 June, 2015 - 3:29 pm
I have some inputs coming into DCS by MODBUS, and want to configure the SI array points.
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CSA Equivalent To An ATEX Certification
Posted by Walt Boyes on 16 June, 2015 - 10:46 am
What is the CSA equivalent to an ATEX certification?
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Frame 5 Not Starting After Fuel Nozzle Replacement
Posted by Jimbo76 on 16 June, 2015 - 9:25 am
I've been trying to get a Frame 5 up and running after a fuel nozzle replacement with no luck!
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Droop Mode On Gas Turbine GE Frame6
Posted by Phuklom on 16 June, 2015 - 8:11 am
What if the generator operate in Island, but still in droop mode. What will be the effect to the system?
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Droop Mode On Gas Turbine
Posted by Phuklom on 16 June, 2015 - 7:54 am
What if the generator operate in Island,but still in droop mode. What will be the effect to the system?
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Flame Detector Voting Query
Posted by assylbekm on 16 June, 2015 - 5:23 am
Flame detector voting, 2oo3 or 2oo6 (between two circuits)?
Hydrogen Cooled Steam Turbine Generator Seal Oil Dp Hunting?
Posted by Vimalraja on 15 June, 2015 - 1:34 pm
Why is seal oil DP hunting frequently?
DCS To Fire Mimic Panel Connection
Posted by engineer85 on 15 June, 2015 - 7:12 am
Is it possible technically and from a standard standpoint to connect DCS signals straight to a mimic panel?
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FMP51 Level Measurement Trouble
Posted by IOCL on 15 June, 2015 - 6:28 am
FMP-51 Endress Hauser Level Transmitter giving erroneous value.
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Two Relay Contacts Connecting In Series To Increase Contact Life Cycle
Posted by AK on 15 June, 2015 - 5:42 am
Why connect two relay contacts in series can increase the contact life cycle
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Synchronize Three CAT G399s
Posted by Smart Okpanku on 14 June, 2015 - 1:33 pm
I have the mandate to synchronize 3 units of CAT G399 gen and ETSCO (model 1400) Synchronization panel.
FloBoss S600 Upgrade
Posted by Arslan on 14 June, 2015 - 10:27 am
How I can send the config file from FloBoss S600 to FloBoss S600+ without changing log parameters?
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Modbus TCP/IP vs Ethernet TCP/IP
Posted by jegatheeshr87 on 13 June, 2015 - 7:50 am
Help understanding the difference...
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Fire and Gas Communication
Posted by ISAM on 13 June, 2015 - 12:31 am
Fire and gas communication requirements
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Time That The Unit Must Remain In Turning Gear, Before Start
Posted by elomoon on 12 June, 2015 - 9:05 pm
In a single S109FB turbine shaft configuration, what is the technical foundation for the time that the unit must remain in turning gear before the start?
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Data Move In Quantum PLC
Posted by DBSiler on 12 June, 2015 - 3:12 pm
How do you move a static value into a holding register in Quantum PLC?
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Frame 6B Overhaul
Posted by davidmcc on 12 June, 2015 - 9:56 am
Looking for engineering drawings hat would allow manufacture of the tooling required to remove the rotor from a Frame 6B generator.
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Solar Inverter Error Islanding Passive
Posted by Kataeb on 12 June, 2015 - 5:32 am
Solar inverter, which is tripping every few seconds, with Islanding Passive error (E1-5)
FACP and GDS Commmunication
Posted by Isam on 12 June, 2015 - 3:47 am
FACP/GDS communication with MFACP
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Megawatt Transducer Failure
Posted by Sadiya on 12 June, 2015 - 1:24 am
Power Failure to Mwgawatt Transducer And MARK - VI HMI lead to Generator Breaker Trip. How?
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Motor Negative Sequence Impedance and Current
Posted by amritanshup on 11 June, 2015 - 4:39 pm
Hot stall time as the minimum time for motor damage under voltage unbalance?
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Relationship Between GT Speed And Liquid Fuel Recirculation Line Pressure And Flow During Gas Fuel Start Up
Posted by Balaurugan1983 on 11 June, 2015 - 3:47 am
What is the relationship between GT speed and Liquid fuel recirculation line pressure and flow during gas fuel start up?
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Compressor Rubbing
Posted by LKFAI on 11 June, 2015 - 2:40 am
Compressor blades was found rubbing with casing
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Oil in Water Detector - Gross Measurement 0-10%
Posted by OZI Guy on 11 June, 2015 - 2:36 am
Detection of roughly 5-10% of oil in water. Looking for a solution which is: Simple, online, insertion type, cheap, IECEx hazardous area certified.
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Generator Field Current Calculation
Posted by nic on 10 June, 2015 - 5:06 pm
How is the field voltage displayed on my EX2100 control operator interface screen calculated?
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Calculation Of The Average Exhaust Temp (TTXM) In Frame 9E
Posted by AhmedWaleed on 10 June, 2015 - 2:03 pm
Exactly how is the average exhaust temp. (TTXM) in frame 9E calculated?
ProSoft MVI56E-MNET Modbus Setup
Posted by Mile Lojpur on 10 June, 2015 - 11:31 am
Problems setting up MVI56E-MNET card to read and write from third party HMI screen via Controllogix 1756L73S processor
Need Toolbox Help
Posted by abderaoufhioul on 10 June, 2015 - 10:54 am
Cannot open toolbox file because version too old?
Measure Air Intake Gas Turbine
Posted by raul on 10 June, 2015 - 1:30 am
Why is the atmospheric pressure lower than the pres u/str compressor in Siemens gas turbine?
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GE PME7.0 To Citec Communication
Posted by Chris_IWO on 9 June, 2015 - 10:18 pm
CitecSCADA V7.1 communication with GE PAC Proficy Machine Edition v7.0
Diesel Engine Fuel Consumption Calculation
Posted by Awan on 9 June, 2015 - 8:41 pm
Can anyone explain me diesel engine fuel consumption calculation?
LCD Monitor
Posted by Washington Mbizi on 9 June, 2015 - 4:39 am
How can I connect VGA LCD monitor or HDMI (DVI) interface LCD TV to IT80000E to have a enlarged display for the indicator?
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Siemens Safety PLC
Posted by ruifontes on 9 June, 2015 - 4:00 am
Can the Siemens Safety PLC replace the BCU480 from Kromshroder?
ABB Automation Process
Posted by mojtaba sadeghi on 9 June, 2015 - 3:19 am
Soes the Control Builder Plus or Automation Builder software support old CPUs such as DSPC 172?
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IRIG-B Wiring
Posted by qarsaan on 8 June, 2015 - 9:23 pm
Need advice on IRIG-B cable selection for a cable between a PC system and a master clock using IRIG-B protocol.
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Reversing a Delta-to-Delta Transformer
Posted by Sparky312 on 7 June, 2015 - 2:35 pm
We wired a 480v delta to (H1 H2 H3) 240v delta (X! X2 X3 X4) transformer back fed to get 480 from a 208 high leg and the breaker trips...
Learning SCADA System
Posted by tecsimsrl on 7 June, 2015 - 11:17 am
Looking for guidance on SCADA support and training
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GE Control System Toolbox V11.07
Posted by shakaramiali on 7 June, 2015 - 12:24 am
Required the new version of "GE Control System Toolbox" V11.07
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RS485 Modbus Wiring with DB9
Posted by jawadrasool on 6 June, 2015 - 12:49 pm
RS485 Modbus Wiring with DB9 Connector and Testing on MODSCAN
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How Can I Connect A Wind Turbine To A Ship's Grid?
Posted by SmK252 on 6 June, 2015 - 3:36 am
How can I connect a wind turbine to a ships grid, with adequate load sharing without battery banks?
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PLC 5 Analog Input Noise Issues
Posted by bqadri on 5 June, 2015 - 5:52 pm
The signal on one channel increases the value on other channels.
I/O modules for Q1000 power meter
Posted by Wayne green on 5 June, 2015 - 1:38 pm
Seeking I/O modules for Q1000 system
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Air Flow Increment After Loading GE Fr.9E
Posted by Maythem on 5 June, 2015 - 12:56 pm
How does air flow increase inside the combustor to match the fuel increment?
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WIKA T32 Temperature transmitter
Posted by QUANGNGUYENVAN on 5 June, 2015 - 6:54 am
WiKa T32 Temperature transmitter Fail
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What Thermocouple Types have you used for temperature control?
Posted by plcpeter on 5 June, 2015 - 6:52 am
I was wondering what types of thermocouples you guys out there have been using.
SIEMENS CPU S7-412-3H External Fault & Redundancy Fault
Posted by abdullah163 on 5 June, 2015 - 1:22 am
SIEMENS CPU S7-412-3H is in stop Mode and showing External Fault & Redundancy Fault.
Simatic OP7 Configuration Transfer
Posted by kumar123_69 on 5 June, 2015 - 12:45 am
Simatic OP7 not communicating...
ABB MASTERBUS300 CARD CS513
Posted by kumar on 5 June, 2015 - 12:32 am
Problem in MB300 card CS513
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Combustion Trouble at Low Load on HFO Fuel
Posted by AhmedWaleed on 4 June, 2015 - 3:57 pm
Combustion trouble at low load when the Gt operates on HFO fuel
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Code Function Register
Posted by HAMID on 4 June, 2015 - 11:33 am
How we can change the code function using Software Doctor?
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Mark V Studio
Posted by Maatallah_3107 on 4 June, 2015 - 9:06 am
Anyone have experience with MARK V Studio?
Increasing Bearing Vibration after Reaching BASE LOAD
Posted by aali on 4 June, 2015 - 7:25 am
Increasing of generator bearing no(2) of GE Frame9e after reaching to (BASE LOAD)
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MARK V CSP
Posted by Maatallah_3107 on 4 June, 2015 - 5:56 am
How to search about signal in CSP File
digital valve controllers
Posted by SAJAD on 4 June, 2015 - 5:00 am
Which model to choose: DVC5030F VS DVC6030F
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Generator voltage
Posted by bms167 on 3 June, 2015 - 6:33 pm
Generator voltage (pre/post excitation)
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Saturated Steam Flow Measurement Problem
Posted by Vinod Ghate on 3 June, 2015 - 6:54 am
Variation in main steam flow meter & distributed steam flow meter problem
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Flame Scanner Not Showing Flame
Posted by sanjib_dibrugarh on 3 June, 2015 - 6:45 am
Our Frame 5 Machine of GE one Flame Scanner not showing...
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Problem with Velocity Sensor in GasTurbine
Posted by sanjib_dibrugarh on 3 June, 2015 - 6:30 am
One Velocity Sensor Showing High Value of Fram 5 GT of GE
Scada points loading in Ovation DCS
Posted by Barawar on 3 June, 2015 - 2:57 am
Ovation SCADA operation question...
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wireless control of heating at cottage
Posted by Ryan on 2 June, 2015 - 10:38 pm
I do not have Internet or a connected landline at my cottage, is it at all possible to control my heating wirelessly?
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Wheel Space thermocouples problems
Posted by Controman on 2 June, 2015 - 8:30 pm
What is the incised information near wheel space thermocouples holes?
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Calculate Gas Consumption Per Hour
Posted by KHAITRI on 2 June, 2015 - 11:44 am
How to Calculate Gas Consumption...
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Two GT parallel operation, load hunting
Posted by barindra75 on 2 June, 2015 - 9:24 am
Abnormal load decrease in droop mode machine. (gas turbine)
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The meaning of TNGV
Posted by Neo on 2 June, 2015 - 7:45 am
Seeking explanation of TNGV
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350 kva generator
Posted by jacob25 on 2 June, 2015 - 6:47 am
My 350kva gen set is indicating on the dashboard, gen under voltage and it shuts down whenever it starts.
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rigid conduits for explosion proof?
Posted by Kataeb on 2 June, 2015 - 4:38 am
seeking information on appropriate way to isolate electrical cables in an explosive area
PowerWizard 1.0 Modbus Communication
Posted by jawadrasool on 2 June, 2015 - 2:01 am
Communication between PowerWizard 1.0 with SCADA on Modbus
Unidrive UD70-UD70 Communication
Posted by avtel on 1 June, 2015 - 9:43 am
Unidrive classic UD70 application module communication
LD Optimization
Posted by Sheela on 1 June, 2015 - 9:38 am
Looking for information regarding LD optimization and its purpose in Industrial Automation
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RSlogix Emulate 5000
Posted by jbeng on 1 June, 2015 - 7:26 am
Looking for RSLogix 5000 emulator.
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Regulating the Exciter Voltage During Start of High Inrush Motor
Posted by alsibub on 1 June, 2015 - 4:32 am
Exciter voltage regulation in island mode for brushless excitation and air cooled generator. MkVI and EX2100 control systems.
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Vibration Alarm But No Vibration on Bentely Nevada 3500
Posted by djafer on 31 May, 2015 - 12:38 pm
Vibration alarm on Mark V HMI, but no vibration on Bently Nevada 3500 rack.
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Results of Losing Second Liquid Fuel When Gas Turbine Operates on Dual Fuel
Posted by AhmedWaleed on 31 May, 2015 - 8:33 am
what happen when the GT operates on crude oil (HFO) and the second Liquid fuel (LDO) is lost due to faults in the distillate pumps?
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What Non-Contact Displacement Sensor?
Posted by tunelabguy on 30 May, 2015 - 10:24 pm
What non-contact sensor can I use to measure a 20 mm. displacement with a bandwidth of 50,000 samples per second?
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GE 9E Gas Turbine Dry Cleaning
Posted by redstar on 30 May, 2015 - 7:35 am
Looking for information on valve line up for GE 9E gas turbine dry cleaning
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MODBUS RS-485 Connections in Parallel
Posted by has100 on 30 May, 2015 - 5:06 am
Multiple RS-485 MODBUS slaves connected to Modbus Master
Study Guide of Run/Stop Operating Modes
Posted by saoud on 29 May, 2015 - 12:21 pm
Looking for a study guide of run/stop operating modes for an automated system
Generator Breaker Tripping in Island Auto Mode
Posted by abdullah163 on 28 May, 2015 - 2:25 pm
Generator Breaker of QAC800 Make Atlas Copco is Tripping in Island Auto Mode
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AC Interference on Digital Input Circuitry
Posted by elabbassy on 28 May, 2015 - 1:13 pm
Digital Inputs Activated/triggers when Battery DC supply get mixed with AC component causes trips in Substation.
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Inverter Synchronization
Posted by Oryan Dallal on 28 May, 2015 - 10:29 am
After the inverter is synchronized to the grid, what makes the current to flow into the grid?