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High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) systems enable utilities to move more power further, efficiently integrate renewables, interconnect grids, and improve network performance. HVDC systems utilize power electronics technology to convert AC and DC voltage and are ideal for supporting existing systems or building new power highways.

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GE Vernova provides solutions that offer grid operators the ability to provide reactive power support, enhance controllability, improve stability and increase power transfer capability of AC transmission systems.

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GE Vernova's Grid Solutions' EBoP systems cater to all types of project requirements including supplying equipment, engineered packages, and full engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) implementations.

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GE Vernova offers solutions for a variety of substation projects and applications, including Modular Substation Automation Systems, utility and industrial substation projects, as well as DC substation solutions.

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The energy landscape today is changing, this is being led by the current industry trends of Decarbonization, Digitization, Decentralization and Electrification. Discover how GE Vernova is working with utility, consumer and industrial customers to design and deploy tailored Microgrid and Distributed Energy Resource (DER) Management solutions.

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GE Vernova offers a wide range of transformer solutions for the utility, industrial, commercial, residential and energy markets. These solutions feature flexible, reliable and robust designs to support a wide range of applications. With units operating in some of the most demanding electrical environments around the world, We design and delivers transformer solutions that provide among the highest level of performance and reliability to meet rigorous operating requirements.

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GE Vernova provides GIS solutions from 50 kV to 800 kV, along with secondary products to maximize switchgear and network operation. The portfolio includes a full range of SF6 GIS as well as g3 (SF6-free) GIS at 145 kV and 420 kV voltage levels for utilities and industries worldwide.

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GE Vernova is one of the top circuit breaker suppliers in the world. Our products include a range of live tank circuit breakers (up to 800 kV), dead tank circuit breakers (up to 550 kV), as well as hybrid and compact switchgear assemblies. We also provide solutions for power generation applications with our generator circuit breakers for installations up to 1,500 MW.

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GE Vernova is a global market leader for disconnectors (disconnect switches) since 1960, with 8 product facilities in 7 countries and hundreds of thousands installations in more than 130 countries around the world. The portfolio includes disconnectors for AC applications (up to 1,200 kV), for DC applications (up to 1,000 kV) and for railway applications. We also offer power connectors to connect two or more conductors for a continuous electrical path.

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GE Vernova is an industry leader in the design and manufacturing of high, medium and low voltage instrument transformers. With more than 100 years of experience, We offer a broad array of standard and high accuracy models for revenue metering and system protection applications. The portfolio of instrument transformers ranges from low voltage at 600 V suitable for industrial and high accuracy revenue metering, all the way up to high voltage at 1,200 kV. The portfolio also includes line traps and digital instrument transformers.

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For a century, utilities have relied on us to deliver electrical products and services to meet their quality, durability and performance needs. Our capacitor and reactor product lines are an integral part of our portfolio. GE Vernova provides power capacitors that meet ANSI, IEEE and IEC standards, and our low voltage capacitors are UL listed. Ratings range from 1 kvar to 500 MVAR, and from 240 volts to 500 KV.

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GE Vernova provides a broad range of bushings and surge arresters to help protect electrical assets. The bushings portfolio includes AC and DC solutions that enable long life, high reliability and installation flexibility. GE’s Tranquell surge arresters are ideal for distribution and EHV applications up to 612kV, and are available as polymer and porcelain station and intermediate class IEEE/ANSI C62.11.

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SF6 (or Sulphur Hexafluoride) has been the standard gas used inside high voltage electrical equipment as an insulating and arc-quenching medium. However, SF6 is also listed as a potent greenhouse gas according to the Kyoto Protocol, with 24,300 times the comparative Global Warming Potential (GWP) of CO2 and a lifetime of 1,000 years in the atmosphere. With grid operators across the world becoming increasingly concerned about the environmental impact, we offer a commercially available and viable alternative to SF6 to help utilities and industries reduce their environmental impact.

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GE Vernova offers a wide range of solutions to monitor and manage critical assets on the electrical grid, detect and diagnose issues and provide expert information and services to customers. Our asset monitoring and diagnostics portfolio includes solutions for single- and multi-gas transformer DGA, enhanced transformer solutions and switchgear monitoring, as well as software and services.

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GE Vernova's Grid Solutions business electrifies the world with advanced grid technologies and systems, enabling power transmission and distribution from the grid to homes, businesses, and industries effieciently and reliably.

The GridBeats™ portfolio is designed to streamline grid digitalization, improve grid resilience, and empower utilities to manage their networks remotely, particularly in the face of the energy transition.

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GE Vernova's Critical Infrastructure Communications solutions deliver comprehensive networks that are designed to be secure, flexible, and tailored to meet customers' objectives and unique geographic requirements.

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GE Vernova's comprehensive portfolio of solutions for implementing and managing a substation.

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The collection of required asset condition data from the field on a large scale for GE Vernova and 3rd party electrical equipment is a key step in building a robust Asset Performance Management strategy. Grid Services specialists are constantly evaluating and implementing new innovative inspection technologies applying strict processes and methods. The digital inspections methods are designed to improve the efficiency of data collection, oil analysis and online monitoring. All new approaches to capture data are integrated into the EnergyAPM ecosystem for automatic data transfer.

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Business environment is constantly transforming for substation owners but the need to deliver consistent outcomes remains. That’s where a Flexible Service Agreement can help. By partnering with GE Vernova on a long term, customers can realize the full potential of their electrical substations and network assets while balancing performance and investment, along with predictable costs and flexible billing arrangements, letting them get back to focusing on what matters.

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Energy costs are significant expenses for utilities and industries at large, particularly those that are energy-intensive or operate heavy machinery. Between 5% and 25%* of the expenses in these organizations are allocated to energy payments, with up to 15%** of this energy consumption being wasted during operations.

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GE’s innovative and high-quality services help maintain and optimize high-voltage electrical assets throughout their entire lifecycle. Leveraging the design and manufacturing knowledge of our engineers, the customized service solutions ensure substations and networks perform as planned. Experts deliver services for applications across the power system, keeping assets up-to-date, safe, reliable and efficient while improving customers’ return-on-investment.

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GE Vernova provides a full range of services & support tailored to meet a broad range of power system needs across utility and industrial applications. With deep domain knowledge and industry expertise GE’s service application engineers and technical specialists can help plan, design, operate, maintain, and modernize your protection, control, monitoring and automation systems.

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GE Vernova provides comprehensive services throughout the systems lifecycle. The services can be provided by our local team and with the support of our global Competence Centers when the equipment is installed, during the warranty period and beyond.

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Our technical experts are ready to equip customers with the knowledge needed to effectively manage their critical assets and systems, and increase their return on product investments. Our training courses are offered in a variety of ways, including online, onsite at customer locations, and in our state-of-the art training centers around the world.

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GE Vernova's Grid Solutions' Testing Laboratories enable manufacturers and end users to test their primary equipment by leveraging deep domain expertise and testing facilities, to develop enhanced high voltage products and certify their capabilities before market introductions.

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GE Vernova delivers materials and eco-design studies for high voltage solutions to accelerate insulation and environmental innovation. GE’s services provide the expertise and methods that enable new value to support customer engineering, sourcing, quality control and EHS activities.

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With the rapid digitalization of the grid, utility, power generation and industrial operators require cybersecurity solutions to monitor and protect grid asset and systems from increased severity and frequency of cyber attacks. GE Vernova adopted a “defense in depth” approach, providing innovative cybersecurity solutions designed to increase operational integrity, comply with regulations and control costs of security.

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Utilities today seek to create and connect new sources of power generation to meet growing global demand, while also managing grid reliability, costs and regulatory factors.

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Water is central not just to the economy, but to life. As a result, water treatment systems demand secure, dependable power to ensure process uptime. From the grid-connected substation to reliable electrical protection, control, and power quality metering, GE Vernova offers tailored solutions to keep critical plants operational and meet the unique needs of the water and wastewater industry.

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As power systems become increasingly interconnected and complex, utilities need solutions that optimize energy transmission and management while improving reliability.

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Data centers – and the information they store – are becoming increasingly integral to the way we live our lives every day. With rising demand also come rising costs. And more importantly, the information in these centers must remain secure while simultaneously accessible. We provide data centers with electrical infrastructure solutions from the input utility source to the IT server racks. This includes high-voltage switchgear and transformers, medium and low voltage electrical equipment, automatic transfer switches, switchboards, UPS systems, critical power PDUs, static transfer switches, and overhead busway. This chain of electrification products provides high quality and reliable products and services for the entire lifecycle of a data center.

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The oil and gas industry is evolving at a rate never seen before, facing shifting pricing levels, ever-changing regulatory requirements, and increased environmental consciousness. Through reliable, safe, and innovative solutions and a holistic service offering, GE Vernova can help the energy sector thrive in this changing reality.

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Modernizing and digitizing the distribution grid is imperative for utilities and customers to enhance power system stability and safety, while increasingly integrating distributed power and demand response.

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The industry is changing. Simultaneously, so are your utility’s needs. Operational effectiveness, power stability, and critical asset management are key priorities – whether in pulp and paper, steel, or data centers. GE’s holistic portfolio of products and services are designed with reliability, innovation, and sustainability at the forefront, helping you face the energy transition with ease.

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Mining companies require secure communications, efficient asset performance management, and dependable, innovative technology to protect their critical assets. GE Vernova offers a broad product portfolio to help you through each step of the mining process – safely and reliably.

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HV/MV Services by Application
Optimizing asset reliability, up-time and performance

GE’s innovative and high-quality services help maintain and optimize high-voltage electrical assets throughout their entire lifecycle. Leveraging the design and manufacturing knowledge of our skilled engineers, the customized service solutions ensure the substations and networks perform as planned. Field and technical experts deliver services for applications across the power system, keeping assets up-to-date, safe, reliable and efficient while improving customers’ return-on-investment.

Services are available for each of our HV/MV product and systems. These services are tailored to optimize the operation our portfolio, including gas-insulated switchgear, transformers, circuit breakers, disconnectors, instrument transformers, and power electronics systems.

Asset Lifecycle Management
Maintenance & Repair
Renovation & Modernization
Technical Training
Local Expertise

Asset Lifecycle Management Services

GE’s Asset Lifecycle Management (ALM) services encompass a set of flexible solutions to optimize transmission and distribution electrical substations maintenance and replacement strategy. The services are designed to meet the customers desired level of outcome in terms of asset availability, risk management and total cost of ownership.

ALM services combine GE’s expertise in grid asset maintenance and reliability management with an innovative end-to-end set of digital applications and tools suitable for all types of asset independently of the original equipment manufacturer.

The ALM Services include:

  • A comprehensive portfolio of methods to collect asset health data, including advanced non-intrusive inspection services and online condition monitoring solutions and Oil analysis.
  • A set of proven analytics supplied by EnergyAPM, the GE's Asset Performance Management software designed for T&D assets software delivering Asset Health Status, Estimated Residual Life, Probability of Failure and Maintenance Recommendations.
  • Flexible service agreements providing specialized expertise and guaranteed performance that fit specific customer requirements to achieved their operational objectives
  • Customized consulting services to build and maintain a solution tailored to support operators to achieve their asset lifecycle management goals.


Explore Grid Asset Lifecycle Management Solutions Developed by Grid Field Experts

Whether its transmission, generation, distribution or industry and infrastructure electrical assets, GE provides the models and tools to enable customers to meet their company objectives in terms of:

  • Reliability - by reducing outages, assessing and mitigating operational risks
  • Cost efficiency - by maximizing asset life while optimizing maintenance costs and hedging risk costs, with particular care taken for ageing infrastructures
  • Strategy - by providing the information needed to establish corporate asset investment plans and performance objectives with regulators and shareholders
  • Organization - by capitalizing on electrical know-how in the context of an ageing workforce and aligning departments with consistent goals for increased efficiency

Visit the Asset Lifecycle Management webpage to learn more about these services, as well as the ALM services tailored to HV/MV equipment including circuit breakers, instrument transformers, disconnectors, gas-insulated substations, transformers and systems.

Maintenance & Repair Services

GE recommends regular maintenance on equipment to ensure optimal operation and to reduce the risk of failure. Maintenance plans must be carried out by a qualified field services supervisor with the prerequisite technical levels. During warranty period, various maintenance levels must be conducted by the manufacturer on a regular basis related to the equipment. GE’s local teams can support its customers with emergency repairs, time-based, predictive and corrective maintenance.

Maintenance

  • Preventive maintenance
  • Condition based maintenance
  • Trouble shooting repair
  • End-of-life management
  • Decommissioning solutions

Spare parts management

  • Spare parts kits for maintenance & repair
  • Strategic spare parts stock for critical or out-phased equipment
  • Spare Parts Pooling reducing outage duration and inventory cost

Permanent hotline

  • 24/7 technical support
  • Guaranteed response time
  • Grid Experts Escalation

Learn more about the specific maintenance and repair services available for HV/MV equipment, including circuit breakers, instrument transformers, disconnectors, gas-insulated substations, transformers and systems.

Renovation & Modernization Services

High voltage substations are very valuable grid assets, and are critical for grid reliability and availability. After decades of operation, grid operators may foresee risks of increasing failure rates in these assets due to electrical and environmental stress. Operators may also have needs for evolving power demand or for standard or technological enhancement.

GE supports the decision-making process by providing a cost efficient solution for substations and products requiring improved performance, or to resolve some obsolescence issues. GE’s engineered solutions are based on condition and life assessment of any high voltage equipment including third party original equipment manufacturer.

Renovation and overhaul to expand the life of ageing equipment

  • Conduct the overhauling of the substation
  • Change some key parts with no major upgrade

Modernization (retrofit and upgrade) to solve obsolescence

  • Add monitoring on operating assets, including continuous online monitoring
  • Implement last technology solution on brownfield assets
  • Change/retrofit some key parts with major upgrade, including circuit breaker retrofit for GIS

Extension to address evolving network needs

  • Install additional bays and/or poles to an existing substation (legacy, third party or mix)

Learn more about the specific maintenance and repair services available for HV/MV equipment, including circuit breakers, instrument transformers, disconnectors, gas-insulated substations, transformers and systems.

Technical Training and Certification

Training matters. It’s the key to enabling staff to maintain peak equipment performance in a safe environment. Gaining hands-on experience and enhancing technical skills will add long-term value to your business and career. You can rely on GE’s technical expertise to support your team’s development.

GE’s network of Technical Institutes offers a full range of training in electrical grid safety, operations and maintenance of our power equipment, protection and control, and network management solutions, near your location. These value-adding courses encompass all aspects of electricity from fundamentals to in-depth equipment knowledge. Trainees benefit from trainers’ expertise in techniques and field experience combined with pedagogy.

Learn more about our HV/MV technical training.

Global Expertise Delivered Locally

GE aims to deliver continuous field operational excellence through its broad service experts network. Providing the highest level of quality of services as well as the competence development of the technicians and supervisors is GE’s top priority. GE’s subject matter experts’ competencies, qualification levels and certifications are checked regularly in compliance with local regulations and strict internal GE standards. As a result, wherever our customers are located, GE provides the best field experts to ensure complete satisfaction.

GE provides expertise delivered locally - we deliver field operational support through our network of experts that are focused on quality & safety