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Services for Circuit Breakers & Generator Circuit Breakers

Circuit breakers automatically protect installations against phase-to-phase short circuits as well as phase-to-earth short circuits and optimize the reliability and efficiency of operating networks. Operators require cost-effective solutions to avoid unscheduled downtime, major failure and the subsequent penalties.

GE provides a full range of services on the three different types of insulating technologies: minimum oil, air blast and SF6 circuit breakers.

Asset Performance Management
Maintenance & Repair
Renovation & Modernization
Technical Training

Asset Performance Management

Optimize asset maintenance and replacement strategies with GE’s Asset Performance Management services, including site inspection, oil analysis, and online monitoring.

Site inspection

  • Visual, functional inspections and electrical tests
  • Condition assessment with non intrusive methods
  • Standard protocol for condition data collection including digital applications
  • Data check and first hand diagnostics by GE experts

Circuit breaker online monitoring

  • Online condition monitoring device as retrofit solution for all breaker types
  • Monitoring of active parts, mechanisms and auxiliaries
  • SF6 gas usage, electrical wear and temperature monitoring
  • Remote condition monitoring data analysis and alarm management

Asset performance management and expertise

  • Analytics for asset health management
  • Substation and fleet digital management
  • Comprehensive centralized asset monitoring
  • Mobile workforce access
  • Expert diagnostics and advisory services

Maintenance & Repair

Maximizing the life cycle performance of circuit breakers and generator circuit breakers.

Maintenance and repair

  • Preventive maintenance
  • Condition based maintenance
  • Trouble shooting repair
  • End-of-life management
  • Decommissionning solutions

Spare parts management

  • Spare parts kits for maintenance & repair
  • Strategic spare parts stock for critical or out-phased equipment
  • Critical spare parts rotation programs

Permanent hotline

  • 24/7 technical support
  • Guaranteed response time
  • Escalation to technical experts

Renovation & Modernization

Technical expertise to deliver custom engineered solutions.

Renovation and overhaul to expand the life of aging equipment

  • Conduct the overhauling of the circuit breaker
  • Change specified parts based on real condition of the equipment

Modernization (retrofit and upgrade) to solve obsolescence of aging equipment

  • Implement latest technology solution on brownfield assets
  • Change or retrofit specified parts to upgrade performance and safety
  • Shorten intervention with engineered solutions to minimize outage
  • Add monitoring on operating assets including continuous online monitoring

Extension for evolving network needs

  • Install additional bays and poles to an existing substation
  • Offer turnkey solutions for air-insulated substation extensions

Technical Training

Enhance your team’s know-how and productivity with technical training.

Comprehensive training methodologies

  • E-learning
  • Modular training
  • Software training
  • Competence development training
  • Educational partnership

Complete scope for all employees

  • Electrical safety and environmental risk prevention
  • Applicable for power transformers, instrument transformers, circuit breakers, disconnectors, gas-insulated switchgear and HVDC systems
  • Protection and control systems
  • Network management solutions
  • Telecommunications
  • Grid modernization solutions for the smart grid