Category: Blog

Crescent Power Systems Strengthens Its Team with a New Chief Executive Officer

Throughout Crescent Power Systems’ 25-year history, we have time and again identified very talented individuals and brought them onboard to make positive, lasting impacts on the success of our company. With each new addition, our team continues to expand and define excellence in a fast-paced, growing industry. In delivering our culture to the marketplace, each […]

Prolec GE Increases Installed Monitoring Infrastructure for Acceptance Tests

For 4 years, Prolec GE has had the monitoring infrastructure in place to make it easier for customers to visualize the reliability tests of power transformers without having to physically be at the factory.  This allows customers to witness acceptance tests from anywhere, in real time and with multi-user capability. Customers can view preliminary tests, […]

Green Gas for Grid – g3 – SF6 Free Solutions

SF6 (or Sulphur Hexafluoride) had been the standard gas used inside high voltage electrical equipment as an insulating and arc-quenching medium. However, SF6 is also listed as an extremely potent greenhouse gas according to the Kyoto protocol, with 23,500 times the comparative Global Warming Potential of CO2 and a lifetime of 3,200 years in the atmosphere. With grid […]

Virtual Reality for HV Equipment Technical Training

Simulate HV Asset Operations & Maintenance processes with Virtual Reality. A safe, accurate and engaging learning experience. GE provides an innovative solution to train field staff on Power transformer technical overview, operation, maintenance and safety procedures using Virtual Reality. The GE VR training modules, designed by GE’s transformer and field technical experts and digital training […]

Working to Ensure State Certification Requirements Are Met

Crescent Power has a team of knowledgeable, experienced professionals who works to ensure our customers’ specifications, budget constraints, logistics challenges, schedules or any other projects needs are met. State certification is one of the most common needs that CPS works with our partners and suppliers to address for our customers. We work closely with our […]

Crescent Power Systems Named One of the 2019 Best Places to Work!

We are so excited to be one of the honorees for New Orleans CityBusiness’ 17th Annual Best Places to Work!  CityBusiness selected honorees in the large company category (50+ employees) and the small business category (fewer than 50 employees) – our 28-person team landed us a spot in the latter group.  We submitted data on […]

GE’s new materials and eco-design studies accelerate insulation and environmental innovation for high voltage solutions

The evolving power environment is mainly steered by decarbonization and efficiency drivers. Utilities and equipment manufacturers in the T&D industry are seeking to deliver solutions with the optimal cost, lowest carbon footprint and greater reliability. Innovation is one of the powerful ways to remain competitive, compliant with latest technical standards and environmental regulations and maintain […]

Prolec Transformers Designed to Withstand the Elements

While meeting the most stringent safety standards, Prolec GE works relentlessly to exceed the new demands by innovating solutions for a more sustainable and safer work environment with a wide array of electrical transformer solutions that fit customers’ needs and particular specifications – including environmental.  Prolec GE’s full line of transformers are built to deliver […]

Standards Raised, Sustainability Delivered

Crescent Power Systems and GE Grid Solutions have partnered together to offer the most complete selection of high-voltage power equipment for your transmission and distribution projects.  With broad coverage across the spectrum, GE Grid and Crescent Power are committed to providing industry-leading quality and reliability with an optimal balance of performance and cost. This quality […]

CPS Chosen as ISNetworld Featured Contractor

ISNetworld (“ISN”) is an online contractor and supplier management platform of data-driven products and services that helps manage risk, strengthen relationships and reduce unnecessary duplication sometimes associated with traditional qualification processes.  Thanks in part to Crescent Power’s outstanding grades with our clients and our additional use of ISNetworld’s functionality within the ISN platform to promote […]