April 27, 2020 @ 5:41PM San Francisco Bay Area experiences another voltage sag

Capacitor Bank and Transformer Fire

Saturday April 27 at 5:41 pm the San Francisco Bay area experienced  a minor voltage sag throughout the region.  Grid voltage sagged to 83% of normal for 4.02 cycles, about 1/10 of a second. Utility field personnel discovered blown fuses from potentially failed capacitor units which caused a fault. This incident was captured by RECIPE Analytics.

Incidents like this can have impacts upon your facilities production and impact the bottom line.


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APT provides solutions to identify failures like this as they happen and notify the people who need to know faster and with better information – reducing or avoiding impact.

A Power Quality Event (PQ Event) can occur when for many reasons.

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