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Substation Maintenance Best Practices

By Phill Feltham

Improving substation maintenance best practices for greater success


Currently, substation maintenance—regular or emergency—operations and best practices must fit the utility’s goal of accomplishing more with less, in order to maximize assets and minimize outages. A caveat to this weighty goal is to accomplish more with less with a reduced workforce and under tight budgets. Field workers face this reality daily. Therefore, to overcome such challenges, maintenance crews have to be properly equipped and trained for these everyday demanding tasks.

In this issue’s Substation Channel, Electricity Today Magazine and DV-Power aim to equip utility maintenance personnel with seven important facts that can help maximize testing efficiency for substation maintenance tasks.

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