Modern Insulation Technologies for High Voltage Substation Equipment

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New and state-of-the-art insulation technologies are available which can significantly contribute towards a safer and environmentally friendlier operation through:

  1. Enhanced fire safety and explosion withstand.
  2. Enhanced protection of the environment.

Newest developments in insulation technologies used for power transformers as well has high voltage switchgear will be presented in this session. 



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  • Hamilton, Ontario
  • Canada

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  • Waldemar Smoluch, Chair Hamilton Section

  • Starts 02 March 2021 08:00 AM
  • Ends 17 March 2021 08:00 AM
  • All times are Canada/Eastern
  • No Admission Charge
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Eduardo Gomez Hennig

Topic:

Modern Insulation Technologies for High Voltage Substation Equipment

New and state-of-the-art insulation technologies are available which can significantly contribute towards a safer and environmentally friendlier operation through:

  1. Enhanced fire safety and explosion withstand.
  2. Enhanced protection of the environment.

Newest developments in insulation technologies used for power transformers as well has high voltage switchgear will be presented in this session. 

Biography:

Eduardo is Director of Sales and Innovation, for Transmission Products and Systems for North America at Siemens Energy. Before this role, he was regional Head of Siemens Transformers for North America, and previously the Head of Siemens Transformers in South America without Brazil. Eduardo started working with Siemens in 1996 in the calibration laboratories and power transformer test fields, was then part of the Electrical Design team and then head of Engineering and R&D departments, later was appointed General Manager of the Siemens Transformer Factory in Colombia.

After studying Electrical Engineering in the Los Andes University in Colombia, Eduardo earned a MSc degree from University of Ulm in Germany and an MBA from the IDE Business School.

Eduardo is a member of IEEE Power & Energy Society and IEEE Standards Association, a regular participant at the IEEE/PES Transformer Committee meetings, a member of the Executive Committee of the IEEE Hamilton Section in Canada, and a technical contributor at CIGRE Canada.