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STATCOM vs. SVC: The Key to Power Quality in the Energy Transition
STATCOM vs. SVC: The Key to Power Quality in the Energy Transition
DIRAM

STATCOM vs. SVC: The Key to Power Quality in the Energy Transition

Reactive power management is crucial for the stability and efficiency of power systems. Two key technologies are STATCOM and SVC. What makes them different?

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What are the applications of STATCOMs?
What are the applications of STATCOMs?
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What are the applications of STATCOMs?

STATCOMs deploy their versatility in a wide range of scenarios, being particularly beneficial in both transmission lines and industrial environments.

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What are the differences between a STATCOM, an Active Harmonic Filter (APF) and an SVG?
What are the differences between a STATCOM, an Active Harmonic Filter (APF) and an SVG?
Esteban Fernández

What are the differences between a STATCOM, an Active Harmonic Filter (APF) and an SVG?

STATCOMs, APFs and SVGs are devices used in power quality management in electric power systems.

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What equipment can be considered part of the FACTS family?
What equipment can be considered part of the FACTS family?
Esteban Fernández

What equipment can be considered part of the FACTS family?

These devices generally fall into two categories: voltage source-based controllers and current source-based controllers.

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Cooking recipes and the swarm of harmonicas
Cooking recipes and the swarm of harmonicas
Luis Ramón

Cooking recipes and the swarm of harmonicas

What is a harmonica? When we hear the word 'harmonica', the first thing that comes to mind is probably the musical instrument, immortalized by Billy Joel in his 'Pianoman'.

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Rolling towards Industry 4.0: Do you prefer Traditional or Electric Bicycle?
Rolling towards Industry 4.0: Do you prefer Traditional or Electric Bicycle?
Esteban Fernández

Rolling towards Industry 4.0: Do you prefer Traditional or Electric Bicycle?

To begin with, it is vital that we understand a basic but essential distinction: the differences between linear and nonlinear loads.

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WATT THE FRUIT: Energy Transition as a Sustainable 'Diet' for Our Planet
WATT THE FRUIT: Energy Transition as a Sustainable 'Diet' for Our Planet
Esteban Fernández

WATT THE FRUIT: Energy Transition as a Sustainable 'Diet' for Our Planet

So why do we need a diversity of sustainable and balanced energy sources, rather than simply choosing the best option? The answer depends on a number of factors that are vital to consider.

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From Sudokus to Smart Grids: The Mathematical Trick that A.I. Will Use to Redefine Mexico's Energy Landscape
From Sudokus to Smart Grids: The Mathematical Trick that A.I. Will Use to Redefine Mexico's Energy Landscape
Esteban Fernández
Ariel Berrueto
Ariel Berrueto

From Sudokus to Smart Grids: The Mathematical Trick that A.I. Will Use to Redefine Mexico's Energy Landscape

Our National Electric System is a gigantic network with countless power plants, transmission and distribution lines and substations.

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Flashes of the Past, Lighting or Extinguishing Your Energy Future?
Flashes of the Past, Lighting or Extinguishing Your Energy Future?
Esteban Fernández

Flashes of the Past, Lighting or Extinguishing Your Energy Future?

This spectacular duel of titans, which put direct current and alternating current to the test, continues to light our way to a bright energy future. Join us on this exciting journey through the history of electricity and discover how the sparks of the past continue to ignite the present!

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Ohm's Law as a Life and Technology Compass: Navigating between Challenges and Dreams
Ohm's Law as a Life and Technology Compass: Navigating between Challenges and Dreams
Esteban Fernández

Ohm's Law as a Life and Technology Compass: Navigating between Challenges and Dreams

Have you ever taken a moment to reflect on how the laws of electricity not only light up entire cities but also our lives?

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DJ Faraday and the electron concert: Understanding electrical energy and how it is generated
DJ Faraday and the electron concert: Understanding electrical energy and how it is generated
Esteban Fernández

DJ Faraday and the electron concert: Understanding electrical energy and how it is generated

Did you know that the electrical energy we use every day is the product of a wonderful journey? And, did you know that electrical energy is defining the pulse of our modern society?

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Igniting the Spark: Energy and its impact on our life
Igniting the Spark: Energy and its impact on our life
Esteban Fernández

Igniting the Spark: Energy and its impact on our life

Are you ready to dive deeper into this fascinating world of energy? There's no better time than the present to ignite your curiosity and discover how energy shapes our lives.

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What features will the new SMARCTIVE 2.0 active filter versions have?
What features will the new SMARCTIVE 2.0 active filter versions have?
DIRAM

What features will the new SMARCTIVE 2.0 active filter versions have?

Learn more about this Shunt-Adaptive asset filter with artificial intelligence that will offer great advantages.

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What are the main transient state power quality problems in the industry?
What are the main transient state power quality problems in the industry?
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What are the main transient state power quality problems in the industry?

We will talk to you about transient state power quality problems and their possible consequences on your operation.

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What type is it and what are the advantages of SMARCTIVE vs traditional APFs?
What type is it and what are the advantages of SMARCTIVE vs traditional APFs?

What type is it and what are the advantages of SMARCTIVE vs traditional APFs?

The SMARCTIVE is an active shunt filter with artificial intelligence (AI) that offers several advantages over one with fixed algorithms.

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Analogy for understanding an active harmonic filter (APF)
Analogy for understanding an active harmonic filter (APF)
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Analogy for understanding an active harmonic filter (APF)

An active harmonic filter uses active technology to reduce harmonic distortion in electrical power systems caused by nonlinear loads.

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How to choose the optimal solution for the particular power quality problems in the industry?
How to choose the optimal solution for the particular power quality problems in the industry?
DIRAM

How to choose the optimal solution for the particular power quality problems in the industry?

The selection of the optimal solution for power quality problems in an industry involves a process that generally includes 7 steps.

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How does an active filter work?
How does an active filter work?
DIRAM

How does an active filter work?

Active harmonic filters (APFs) are mainly used in industrial and commercial power systems to reduce harmonic distortion caused by nonlinear loads, such as variable frequency drives (VFDs), inverters, and rectifiers.

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Most common types of active harmonic filters (APF)
Most common types of active harmonic filters (APF)
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Most common types of active harmonic filters (APF)

What are the 6 most common types of active harmonic filters (APF)? There are several types of active harmonic filters, find out about them below

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What is the main difference between a passive harmonic filter and an active harmonic filter (APF)?
What is the main difference between a passive harmonic filter and an active harmonic filter (APF)?
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What is the main difference between a passive harmonic filter and an active harmonic filter (APF)?

Learn the difference between the two types of filters and how each one works.

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What are the main steady-state power quality issues in the industry?
What are the main steady-state power quality issues in the industry?
DIRAM

What are the main steady-state power quality issues in the industry?

We will discuss each of these power quality problems and their possible consequences on your operation.

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Technical, legal and economic impacts of power quality problems on the industry
Technical, legal and economic impacts of power quality problems on the industry
DIRAM

Technical, legal and economic impacts of power quality problems on the industry

Power quality problems can have both a technical and economic impact on the operation of the industry.

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Products to improve power quality in industry
Products to improve power quality in industry
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Products to improve power quality in industry

There are eight types of electrical products that help improve power quality in industry.

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5 Reasons why active filters use IGBTs
5 Reasons why active filters use IGBTs
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5 Reasons why active filters use IGBTs

Active filters (APFs) such as the SMARCTIVE use power electronic devices such as IGBTs (insulated gate bipolar transistor) to reduce harmonic distortion in the power system. IGBTs are used in active filters for several reasons:

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Get to know Sapphire's PQSCADA App
Get to know Sapphire's PQSCADA App
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Get to know Sapphire's PQSCADA App

This App offers excellent functionality and increased performance for data analysis and visualization.

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Diram as a member of the IEEE
Diram as a member of the IEEE

Diram as a member of the IEEE

Learn all about power quality, electricity reform and technical aspects for those who connect to the National Electric System.

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New methodology based on Machine Learning for contamination analysis in Power Quality measurements
New methodology based on Machine Learning for contamination analysis in Power Quality measurements
DIRAM

New methodology based on Machine Learning for contamination analysis in Power Quality measurements

At Diram we are always looking to innovate and help our clients to solve the problems that afflict them in their daily lives in an effective way, always relying on the latest technology available.

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Know the different types of capacitor banks
Know the different types of capacitor banks
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Know the different types of capacitor banks

Capacitor banks allow correcting the power factor, optimizing the voltage profile and avoiding penalties.

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Monte Carlo simulations for harmonic summation of low voltage measurements with CloudPQ
Monte Carlo simulations for harmonic summation of low voltage measurements with CloudPQ
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Monte Carlo simulations for harmonic summation of low voltage measurements with CloudPQ

Learn more about this statistical method below and the problems it can help you solve.

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New partnership with Southern States
New partnership with Southern States
DIRAM

New partnership with Southern States

On September 29th, 2021, we signed an agreement with Southern States, where this important company acquired an equity stake in DIRAM.

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