Monthly Archives: February 2011



Potomac Participates in PowerTest Panel

Posted on Christina Drews-Leonard

Testing and Analysis of Power Cables The backbone of electrical power systems is the medium-voltage power cable. Tom Lillis from Potomac joined a panel of industry experts to discuss issues related to the testing and analysis of electrical power cables. … Learn More

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Potomac Engineer Presents at PowerTest

Posted on Christina Drews-Leonard

On the opening morning of NETA’s 2011 PowerTest conference, Potomac engineer, John Mayan presented his paper “The Danger in 480-Volt Systems that Disappears with Medium Voltage”. Learn More

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Major Transportation Hub Goes Dark

Posted on Christina Drews-Leonard

Project Name: Major Transportation Hub Goes Dark Description: Potomac was able to replace a transformer within 48 hours to get this station fully back online. While the lead time would normally be at least several months for a replacement transformer, … Learn More

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Regular Maintenance Prevents Major Outage

Posted on Christina Drews-Leonard

Project Name: Regular Maintenance Prevents Major Outage Description: While performing scheduled maintenance at a military installation, Potomac technicians discovered insulation that was compromised, apparently due to the improper assembly of equipment. As a result, safety equipment was not properly in … Learn More

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Federal Facility Back Online within a Week

Posted on Christina Drews-Leonard

Project Name: Federal Facility Back Online within a Week Description: The remnants of a hurricane dumped over 5 inches of rain on the nation’s capital. An underground river flooded several critical agencies downtown. Potomac received an emergency call when it … Learn More

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