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Protecting LED Lighting Systems

The conversion is well under way in many municipalities to convert roadway lighting to solid-state LED streetlight technology. The city of Asheville North Carolina has partnered with Duke Energy Progress to replace traditional 175- and 400-watt mercury vapor and 250-watt high-pressure sodium streetlights with LED luminaires.

Minimizing Risks to Satellite Facilities

The goal for ground-based satellite audio and video services is to be online 24/7. Any unplanned service interruption or equipment breakdown has a negative impact on customer satisfaction, industry revenue, and profit margins. Industry professionals generally accept that [...]

NASA’s Lightning Imaging Sensor (LIS)

Introduction: The Importance of Collecting Lightning Data Lightning has long been a source of intrigue and debate. Despite what we have learned about lightning over the centuries, there is still more to learn. Scientists [...]

2021-11-30T12:14:17+00:00Articles, Lightning|

Advanced Lightning Protection for the Oil and Gas Industry

Petrochemical transportation, refinery, and storage facilities are some of the largest and most sophisticated structures to protect from lightning. Presently, you need to do more than directing lightning strikes to earth. Human, material, and technical resources are at risk [...]

Catenary Air Terminal Lightning Protection System

For the protection of structures containing flammable vapors, flammable gases, or liquids that can give off flammable vapors; masts and overhead ground wires may be utilized to create a catenary lightning protection system.

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