Power outages are the main problem sources for electric utilities. De-energizing cause since the interruption of service to large dispatch costs and work hours of maintenance teams, also generating penalties by regulators.
Added to this, the real-time restoring maneuvers have the constant risk of undue energizing and endanger both field crews and society in general. Therefore, solutions to mitigate the effects of faults are increasingly being sought by the electricity sector.
In February, 2015, this technology allowed recovering, in 10 seconds, 9,463 out of 9,756 customers hit by an energy outage on São Luís distribution network, in northeastern Brazil
Elipse Power automates the power distribution of 160 substations at CEMAR: Companhia Energética do Maranhão (Maranhão's Power Generation Company)