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Earth electrode systems

SINTEF Energy Research has extensive experience in performing measurements and calculations of power frequency and high frequency conditions of electrode systems.

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For large earthing systems the heavy-current method is used in order to measure the potential rise as well as touch voltages at frequencies close to the power frequency.

  • Measurements of earth potential rise of large systems
  • Measurements of touch and step voltages
  • Measurements of earth resistance of small and medium electrode systems
  • Calculations of power frequency and transient behavior
  • Training of personnel in electric utilities and consultants

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SINTEF Energy Research operates laboratories for high voltage, high power and climatic testing. Customers are manufacturers, suppliers and users of electric power equipment.