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B3 Substations


To facilitate and promote the progress of engineering and the international exchange of information and knowledge in the field of substations. To add value to this infor­mation and knowledge by means of synthesising state of the art practices and devel­oping recommendations.


Responsible for the design, construction, maintenance and ongoing management of substations and for electrical installation in power stations excluding generators.  Serves a broad range of target groups in the Electric Power Industry whose needs in­clude the technical, economic, environmental and social aspects of this scope in vary­ing degrees.

Major objectives include increased reliability and availability, asset management, environmental impact containment, and the adoption of appropriate technological ad­vances in equipment and systems to achieve these objectives.

2016  - B3 Substation Annual Report 


Each Study Committee oversees a number of Working Groups.