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What is NEC 240.87?

Originally introduced in 2011, the National Electrical Code (NEC) Section 240.87 was developed to reduce clearing times when a circuit breaker without an instantaneous trip unit was installed. This section was titled “Non-Instantaneous Trip.” Later, in the 2014 revision cycle, the NEC changed this section to “Arc Energy Reduction,” and the scope was slightly changed. […]

Introduction to Arc Flash Basics

Arc-flash incidents are one of the most common and most serious hazards we face in the electrical power industry. An arc flash is the sudden release of energy caused by an electrical fault, arcing in air from one conductor to another or to ground. Arc-flash incidents are normally caused by the failure of equipment with […]

NERC PRC-005 Best Practices

NERC PRC-005 is one of the most essential standards to ensure the safety and reliability of your bulk electric system. Originally adopted in February 2005, NERC PRC-005 continues to establish documentation programs and a maintenance schedule for all protection systems. This includes automatic reclosing and sudden pressure relaying which must function properly to maintain your […]

Considerations from your Partner in Power – Excitation Upgrades and NERC PRC-019

Are you considering installing or upgrading your facility’s excitation system or do you have plans for an AVR upgrade in your budget? Just like older relays or meters, excitation systems become obsolete and need replaced. An upgraded excitation system allows for all the modern microprocessor benefits such as event records, flexible logic and monitoring and […]

Combating COVID-19 Together

To our valued partners,  Qualus Power Services and its subsidiaries, CE Power Engineered Services, CE Power Solutions and Power Grid Engineering, understand this time is ambiguous for everyone, and while we strive to put COVID-19 behind us, know that our number one priority has been and will always be the welfare of our people. We are continuing to […]

Qualus Power Services Expands Subsidiary, Power Grid Engineering, to Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas

LAKE MARY, FL (October 17, 2019) – Qualus Power Services is excited to announce the opening of a new office for its subsidiary, Power Grid Engineering, LLC (PGE),  in Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas. Our new location will focus primarily on Protection and Control Engineering Design, Settings, and Field Services. Establishing a physical presence in the Dallas-Fort […]

CE Power Engineered Services Announces Jeff Boo’s accomplishment with NETA

Cincinnati, OH (May 1, 2019) – CE Power Engineered Services is proud to announce that Jeff Boo, Project Manager in the Brooklyn Park, Minnesota office has passed his NETA 2, 3 and 4; making him the first person in NETA history to pass all three exams during the same exam period. Jeff has been with […]

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Qualus Power Services’ Subsidiary, Power Grid Engineering, Mentors Middle School Students for Future City Competition

LAKE MARY, Fla (November 27, 2018) – Power Grid Engineering (PGE) is proud to mentor middle school students at Lammersville Unified School District (LUSD) and prepare them for a nationwide competition. Future City, a program of DiscoverE, is one of the nation’s leading engineering education programs and has received national recognition for its role in […]

Qualus Power Services’ Subsidiary, Power Grid Engineering, Receives National Recognition as the “Top Places to Work” by PR News

LAKE MARY, Fla (October, 17, 2018) Power Grid Engineering (PGE) is honored to have been named the “Top Places to Work” by PR News, a well-known national industry journal. This award recognizes PGE’s performance in providing opportunities for employees to grow professionally while creating an engaging and positive work environment. The winners were selected by […]

The Founding of Qualus Power Services: CE Power and Power Grid Engineering Merge and Form New Holding Company

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The combination results in an industry leading provider of power engineering and field services                                                                              CINCINNATI and LAKE MARY (August 31, 2018) – CE Power and Power Grid Engineering (PGE) have combined their businesses under a newly formed holding company, Qualus Power Services Corp., creating a leading company in the outsourced power […]