When Lights Out Isn’t An Option


Good news from Adelaide which suffered the largest black-out ever: Last night was the first time the system at Royal Adelaide Hospital operated in a real mains failure scenario with no simulated inputs. When both utility feeders failed all 6 sets started as required. After stable time three sets remained running sharing around 62% load each. When utility returned the Woodward, LS5 synced the sets back to mains on a closed transition, one transformer at a time. I logged into the system remotely last night and was glad to see it all worked like it was designed to!

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