Technical brochure
TB 816 WG A3.30

Substation equipment overstress management

The end-of-life considerations for HV equipment are generally based on the equipment’s condition and performance. Another specific aspect of life management is related to the possibility that substation equipment might be subject to predictable/unpredictable system/environmental stresses, what can influence end-of-life decisions.

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Transmission and distribution equipment

This Technical Brochure has been created by a Working Group from the CIGRE Transmission and distribution equipment Study Committee which is one of CIGRE's 16 domains of work.
The scope of the SC A3 covers theory, principles and concepts, functionality, technological development, design, performance and application of materials, efficiency and operation for all devices for switching, interrupting and limiting currents, load switches, re-closers, ring-main units disconnecting switches, earthing switches surges arresters, capacitors, busbars, equipment insulators and instrument transformers and all other equipment within the substation not specifically covered under another equipment Study
Committee’s scopes.

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