In 1990 the Electricity Distribution Network Operators were privatised in the UK. Their focus was to constantly review the cost of distribution to the end user through the regulated body of Ofgem. (more…)

What Are The Key Components Of An Arc Flash Study?

Power system studies are carried out in order to anticipate how a power system will respond if faced with unforeseen events. There are several different types of power system studies which we described in a previous blog post. In this article, we want to focus on arc flash studies in particular,…

Electrical FEED Study Best Practices That You Need To Know About

EPS engages with both clients that try to save money at the outset, by not carrying out an electrical FEED (Front End Engineering Design) study, and those that do carry out FEED studies.  Those that spend a little more time and money from the outset  have a better chance of accurately…

How To Choose the Right Electrical Engineering Consultancy For Your Project or To Support Your Operations

When you are seeking an electrical engineering consultancy service for your business, it is vital to make a reasoned and informed selection, or else run the risk of hiring a partner who fails to meet your expectations and may even make inaccurate or unsafe recommendations. EPS (Engineering Power Solutions) prides itself…

3 Benefits of Power System Studies

Power system studies are crucial for the protection and optimum performance of power systems for all industries. Protective devices in a power system must be reliable and guaranteed to function in the event of a short circuit or fault current; however, without expert power system modelling and fault analysis, the effectiveness…

A Step By Step Guide To Electrical Power System Studies

Power system studies are an essential element of planning and maintenance for electrical systems. They help to assess performance in ordinary day to day running, as well as active and potential faults. Power system analysis can also predict the resilience of a system in the event of unexpected events. (more…)

How Often Is An Arc Flash Study Required?

An arc flash occurs when a fault in an electrical system results in a sudden discharge of energy, causing a sudden burst of heat and light. Arc flashes can disrupt power supplies, damage equipment and, most importantly, may cause serious injury and even fatality. A full arc flash assessment is the…

The Key Benefits of Digital Twin Technology That You Must Know About

Digital twins are a key piece of the digital transformation puzzle. They create an accurate virtual replica of physical objects, assets, and systems to boost productivity, streamline operations and increase profits. (more…)

Who Benefits From a Power System Analysis?

Electrical systems form a vital part of the infrastructure of commercial, industrial and institutional buildings. It is important to keep power running smoothly, without interruption, whatever the circumstances. A power system analysis can identify performance issues in day to day running, as well as any projected improvements or maintenance requirements. (more…)