Mar 2013
Electricity Distribution
Helicopter Mounted Partial Discharge Detection
Mar 2013
Western Power Distribution
WPD Future Networks Team (01332 827446)
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Innovation Funding Incentive
High Voltage Technology
To fit the Elimpus Partial Discharge (PD) locator onto a helicopter to enable an aerial survey to be undertaken to reliably detect and locate PD from air insulated high voltage equipment.
The project aims to, detect incipient faults in open terminal substations using partial discharge location equipment mounted on a helicopter.