Energy Efficiency

Efficiency and reliability solutions that enhance customer performance.

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Eaton offers years of expertise in distribution systems and networks combined with the spirit of innovation. We are constantly searching for new ways to help customers save costs, enhance operational efficiency, and reduce hazardous waste. Through energy conservation and management, delivery optimization, grid reliability and automation, and eco-friendly product offering, our customers can enjoy a host of dependable products and services that promote superior environmental performance.

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Feeder Reconfiguration

Benefits

  • Improve feeder performance
  • Reduce frequency and duration of outages
  • Reduce operating expenses
  • Reduce line losses

The Eaton Advantage

  • Can seamlessly integrate into existing SCADA and DMS systems
  • Allows operators to control intelligent electronic devices (IEDs)
  • Enable and disable automation
  • Provide a view of what is happening on the system from the control center.

Substation Automation

Benefits

  • IED (Controls and Relays) integration increases productivity
  • Connects stranded islands of information with universal protocol translation
  • Improve SAIDI and CAIDI quality of service indices
  • Comply with applicable NERC CIP standards

The Eaton Advantage

  • Provides highly secured environment, through a comprehensive communications infrastructure.
  • Collect and distribute data throughout the enterprise in a standard, normalized format
  • Assist in making critical business and operating decisions faster and more accurately

High Efficiency Transformers

Benefits

  • Conserve Energy
  • Reduce Peak Load
  • Lower CO2, NOx, and Mercury emissions

The Eaton Advantage

  • Envirotemp FR3 dielectric fluid (Renewable Resource Based)
  • Thermally optimized designs
  • Material Reductions
  • Efficiency levels that meet DOE regulations, or exceed DOE regulations based on customer requirements

High Efficiency Distribution Voltage Regulators

Benefits

  • Energy Conservation
  • Reduce Peak Load
  • Eliminate CO2, NOx, and Mercury emissions

The Eaton Advantage

  • Lowers Carbon Footprint
  • FM and UL Classified “Less Flammable Fluid”
  • Biodegradable
  • Coil Life Extension
  • Non-Coking Contacts

Evolution Distribution Arrester

Benefits

  • Protect expensive assets
  • Reduced equipment failures
  • Improved supply chain management

The Eaton Advantage

  • Meets the need for better discharge voltages and improved margins of protection.
  • Provides better protection than traditional heavy-duty and riser-pole arresters
  • Reduce CO2 emissions and demonstrate environmental stewardship

MagneX Breaker

Benefits

  • Provides superior transformer protection
  • Energy Conservation
  • Reduce CO2, NOx, and Mercury emissions

The Eaton Advantage

  • MagneX Allows Lineman to Restore Service Quickly
  • Prevents Transformer Failures Due to Pilferage
  • Fixed TCC Curve Ensures Proper Coordination
  • Emergency Overload Option Allows 30% More Loading
  • Minimal transformer losses — virtually eliminates load losses normally associated with a secondary breaker

Power Capacitor Banks

Benefits

  • Allows more billable energy to be transferred to customers
  • Enable the deferral of equipment upgrades
  • Reduce wasted energy
  • Mitigate the emitting of greenhouse gases

The Eaton Advantage

  • Experienced application, design, and seismic engineers
  • Power systems analysis capabilities
  • Engineering consulting services to support the application and management of reactive power compensation

Capacitor Bank Controls

Benefits of a comprehensive Volt/VAR management solution

  • Decrease system losses
  • Improve energy efficiency
  • Improve power factor
  • Eliminate compliance penalties
  • Improve grid reliability
  • Reduce maintenance costs

The Eaton Advantage

  • Integrated systems approach with off the shelf hardware and a specially designed application in our Yukon Enterprise Software Platform

Voltage Regulators

Benefits

  • Avoid equipment damaging voltage spikes
  • Protect sensitive equipment
  • Maintain voltage levels for critical applications
  • Quick replacement with little or no power disruption

The Eaton Advantage

  • Well deserved reputation for quality and reliability
  • Superior performance and customer service
  • Innovation leaders (controls, tap changers and dielectric mediums)

Envirotemp FR3 Dielectric Fluid

Benefits of using soy-based fluid

  • Readily bio-degradable and non-toxic
  • exhibits a carbon-neutral footprint
  • Made from renewable resources

The Eaton Advantage

  • No fires. Reduced cleanup, downtime, and replacement costs
  • Extended transformer life
  • Environmental safety (no fires, reduced spill mitigation)
  • Reduced carbon emissions
  • Biobased (USDA BioPreferred Program)

Vacuum Fault Interrupter (VFI) Switchgear

Benefits of avoiding SF6 in Switchgear

  • SF6 has a global warming potential 23,900 times greater than CO2
  • One pound of SF6 has the same global warming impact of 11 tons of CO2
  • During an open arc, SF6 breaks down into very toxic substances that require special Hazmat treatment and safety protocols

The Eaton Advantage

  • Readily biodegradable dielectric fluid
  • Mitigates containment and disposal challenges
  • Advanced vacuum technology
  • Advanced protection capabilities improve system coordination and increase up-time

Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI)

Benefits

  • Improved utility asset management
  • Reduced maintenance & operation costs
  • Easier outage management
  • Faster restoration and shorter outages
  • Energy Conservation and reduced losses

The Eaton Advantage

  • Comprehensive Meter Choice and Capability
  • Versatile Infrastructure
  • Unmatched Transmission Capacity
  • Easy-to-use Software
  • Operational Support System

Demand Response

Benefits

  • Lowers peak demand and reduces overall plant and capital cost requirements
  • Averts the need to use costly power plants during periods of otherwise high demand
  • Lower rates for consumers

The Eaton Advantage

  • Customer-focused solutions provider
  • A VARiety of hardware solutions
  • Flexible communications
  • Integrated technology solution
  • System scalability (software strength)
  • The largest supplier of demand response solutions in North America