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Capital Goods for Low and Medium Voltage Electrical Infrastructures

It is necessary the development of a new kind of protective equipment that takes into account the new functioning conditions: automatic switches, load interrupter switches, cells, fault passage indicators, measurement transformers, etc.; as well as the introduction of power electronics in the grid as protection and control elements: protections based on semiconductors, FACTS (Flexible Alternating Current Transmission Systems), etc. It is also necessary to analyze the high currents effect on those elements that coexist in the grid and in human protection.