Thursday: Morning Technical Seminars

8:00 AM
What’s Involved in a Complete Partial Discharge Program 

Speakers: Bill Higinbotham, EA Technology


  • Background PD information
  • How to do PD testing
  • Baseline, periodic, and opportunistic testing
  • Online versus offline
  • How to react to test results
  • Synergy with other tests
  • Fulltime monitoring
  • Data handling for results and trending
  • Relating results to probability of failure
  • Using consequence of failure to monetize risk
  • Integrating with Enterprise Asset Management systems
  • Training of personnel involved