In August Southern States and its employees celebrated a bookings and shipments record month. All departments from Manufacturing to Management gathered to underscore the importance of hard work and a job well done. In the face of tough economic times, our talented team has proven as long as we all work together as a team and stay focused, we can achieve any challenge.
Five students were recently awarded the 2012 Southern States Engineering, Science, & Arts Scholarship in the amount of $1000 each. The scholarships were presented in a brief ceremony at the Henry County School Board meeting on June 11. Receiving the scholarships (l-r with certificates in hand) are Courtney Edler from Luella High School, Katherine Delisle from Woodland...(continued)
Current measurement at high voltages has become a big issue in this age of Smart Grid and FERC regulations. The CMD® II revolutionary technology measures current on high voltage systems with zero foot print, no solid insulation to ground and no batteries. It uses 5.8 GHz communication technology to transfer data securely, economically and reliably from the high voltage system to ground potential in real time....(continued)
Southern States Announces a New Line of Reactor Switchers Designed Specifically for Switching Shunt Reactors
RLSwitcher® Shunt Reactor Switch
Switching shunt reactors is one of the most difficult switching duties and can shorten the life of both the switching device and the reactor. The RLSwitcher®, available at 38 kV through 245 kV, is designed specifically for switching shunt reactors. Its' unique interrupter design minimizes reignitions and their...(continued)
Southern States Announces Availability of the Newest Addition to the LLS Family, the LLS-I rated for 38 kV to 72.5 kV Applications
The LLS-I 72-2000 Load and Line Interrupter is an ideal attachment for a vertical break switch adding the capability for breaking full load current (2000 Amperes), line charging currents (300 Amperes), and loop splitting currents (2000 Amperes). The LLS-I, designed specifically for 72 kV and below, will mount on any manufacturer’s...(continued)
All of his friends and colleagues at Southern States wish to inform all of his many colleagues and friends throughout the electric utility industry that Bennie Fletcher has reached a truly historic milestone, 50 years of dedicated service at Southern States.
Billy Watson (left), Vice-President & General Manager of Southern States Switch Division, congratulating Bennie Fletcher (right),...(continued)
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