Power of Smart Switchgear Coupled with Digitization for Safer, Reliable and Better Future

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V. Narasimha Murthy

Abstract

Our resources are limited, and we need to better make use of what’s around us, giving clean sustainable energies, a solid chance in the future. The world is heading toward a digitized future. Already, an entire generation has grown up immersed in the digital world. This paper talks about recent developments where we can fully digitize the Electrical distribution which help in improving safety for people and assets, increase power reliability and business continuity, optimize operational and energy efficiency, achieve sustainability goals and meet regulatory compliance.

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How to Cite
Narasimha Murthy, V. (2020). Power of Smart Switchgear Coupled with Digitization for Safer, Reliable and Better Future. Power Research, 39–44. https://doi.org/10.33686/pwj.v16i1.152773

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