Electro Magnetic Compatibility (EMC) Assessment, Testing and Mitigation

Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) is necessary to ensure reliability and performance quality of electronic devices. EMC can provides immunity to undesired signals, reduces interference caused to other electronics, and enhance safety.

In this collection, you will find tools and reports on:

  1. Evaluating and assessing electromagnetic phenomena and its impact on Smart Grid reliability.
  2. Recommended EMC test setup for Smart Grid devices
  3. Guidance for designing new products to meet EMC requirements

Report: Evaluation of the Electromagnetic Phenomena Issues on Smart Grid Reliability

Includes:

  • Different electromagnetic environments where smart grid devices are used
  • Publicly reported incidences of disruption in smart grid operation
  • Comparison of tests for smart grid devices to increase their reliability and interoperability

Report: EMC Test Setups for Smart Grid Devices

Includes:

  • Guidance on EMC test methodologies, setups, and instrumentation for smart grid electronic devices
  • Summary of common errors and complexities
  • Guidance on testing/report to meet IEC and IEEE standards

 

Webinar: Evaluation of the Electromagnetic Phenomena Issues on Smart Grid Reliability

Includes:

  • Summary of finding from the 2016 report.
  • Guidance on how to use the report

Report: Guide for products tested for EMC performance

Includes:

  • Descriptions on different levels of immunity testing for different electromagnetic environments
  • Design considerations and testing guidelines for prototype devices still in development.
  • Example test sequences from EMC Test labs