VRC Animation

PolarStar | Sat Sep 10, 2011
Advantages of VRC Deicing over other technology

Ø Inexpensive switching electronics
Ø VRC uses existing available line power
Ø No additional source power required
Ø No service interruption to customer
Ø Ability to deice a line section-by-section
Ø Fast. Approx 5 minutes per 10km
Ø Works equally well on DC and AC lines
Ø Ability to monitor icing conditions (ice detection)
Ø Low energy. Uses less than 5% of transmission supply.
Ø High stability without causing line imbalance.
Ø Anti-icing mode for both transmission and distribution lines
Ø Excellent performance in the harshest weather conditions