Energy Talks - the OMICRON Podcast

Energy Talks is an OMICRON podcast series where experts, users and industry peers share their views on various topics related to power system testing. For us, communication is key to understanding customer and user needs. For this reason, we would like to invite you to follow the discussions as a listener and to enter into a dialog with us. Simply send us an email to

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Circuit Breaker Testing Around the World 4 | Middle East

with Anas Abdulkhader Episode 57 - Energy Talks

Natural Gas – A Clean Transitional Energy Source

with James Hill Episode 56 - Energy Talks

Digital Twins – Applications for Use in the Electrical Power Industry

with Professor Michael Hartje Episode 55 - Energy Talks

How to Prevent Overheating and Damage in Medium-Voltage Cables

with Florian Fink & Moritz Pikisch Episode 54 - Energy Talks

Challenges for the Power Grid in the Energy Transition

with Wilfried Breuer Episode 53 - Energy Talks

Circuit Breaker Testing Around the World 3 | Oceania

with Florian Predl & Tibor Congo Episode 52 - Energy Talks

A Live and Virtual Playground for Electrical Power Engineers

with Friedrich Almer, Bernhard Engstler & Julia Schneider Episode 51 - Energy Talks

Monitoring Partial Discharge – On a Permanent Basis

with Bogdan Gorgan & Patrick Zander Episode 50 - Energy Talks

Protection Testing Online Series – Essential Tips for Daily Work

with Eugenio Carvalheira & Parisa Jalalipour Episode 49 - Energy Talks

Industry 4.0 and Its Impact on the Power Industry

with Mateus Nicoladelli de Oliveira & Guilherme Penariol Episode 48 - Energy Talks

Circuit Breaker Testing Around the World 2 | Europe

with Bastian Wölke & Stefan Achberger as our host Episode 47 - Energy Talks

Circuit Breaker Testing Around the World 1 | North America

with Charles Sweetser & Stefan Achberger as our host Episode 46 - Energy Talks

Solving Power System Testing Challenges – in the Middle East

with Mohamed Ali, Fadi Zatari & Ahmed Abdelwahab Episode 45 - Energy Talks

Vulnerability Management in Substations and Power Plants

with Andreas Klien Episode 44 - Energy Talks

In the Shoes of Field Engineers | Onsite Power Transformer Commissioning

with Marcus Stenner Episode 43 - Energy Talks

Digital Transformation in the Power Industry 5 | Pattern Recognition

with David Gopp Episode 42 - Energy Talks Digital Transformation Series | Part 5

Automated Testing of Intelligent Secondary Distribution Substations

with Florian Fink Episode 41 - Energy Talks

CIGRE 2022 Impressions ǀ Part 2

with Aby-Gael Meyet, Iris Fischer and lots of experts in the industry Episode 40 - Energy Talks

CIGRE 2022 Impressions ǀ Part 1 with Philippe Adam

with Philippe Adam, Secretary General CIGRE Episode 39 - Energy Talks

Monitoring Partial Discharge – On a Temporary Basis

with Bogdan Gorgan & Patrick Zander Episode 38 - Energy Talks

Predicting Weather Conditions to Mitigate the Risk of Wildfires

with Renny Vandewege & Denton McGregor Episode 37 - Energy Talks

A New Protection Testing Approach for Greater Accuracy and Efficiency

with Michael Albert Episode 36 - Energy Talks

The Fight for Technical Talent in the Power Industry

with Cordula Böhmer & Ruben Fuentes Episode 35 - Energy Talks

How to Test Voltage Transformers Like a Pro

with Thomas Bischof & Felix Feustel Episode 34 - Energy Talks

Digital Transformation in the Power Industry 4 | Data Validation

with David Gopp & Lukas Klingenschmid Episode 33 - Energy Talks Digital Transformation Series | Part 4

In the Shoes of Field Engineers | Testing Instrument Transformers

with Marcus Stenner Episode 32 - Energy Talks

Digital Transformation in the Power Industry 3 | Cybersecurity

with Thomas Friedel & Eugenio Carvalheira Episode 31 - Energy Talks Digital Transformation Series | Part 3

Preventing Disaster: Wildfire Mitigation at Electric Utilities

with Robert Wang & Justin Henson Episode 30 - Energy Talks

It’s Quieter Up Here – Partial Discharge Testing in the UHF Range

with Ulrike Broniecki Episode 29 - Energy Talks

Digital Transformation in the Power Industry 2 | Challenges

with Juan Carlos Sánchez & Lukas Klingenschmid Episode 28 - Energy Talks Digital Transformation Series | Part 2

Take Protection Testing to the Next Level

with Till Welfonder Episode 27 - Energy Talks

Vibro-Acoustic Measurements – A New Way to Diagnose Transformer OLTCs

with Dr. Karsten Viereck & Christoph Engelen Episode 26 - Energy Talks

Digital Transformation in the Power Industry 1 | Introduction

with Juan Carlos Sánchez & Martin Pfanner Episode 25 - Energy Talks Digital Transformation Series | Part 1

Diagnostic Testing of Rotating Electrical Machines on Cruise Ships

with Fabian Öttl & Patrick Zander Episode 24 - Energy Talks

Ensuring the Accuracy of Current Transformers for Reliable Energy Metering

with Roland Bürger & Felix Feustel Episode 23 - Energy Talks

Partial Discharge Testing on Cast-Resin Transformers in Wind Parks

with Dr. Alex Kraetge & Christoph Engelen Episode 22 - Energy Talks

Power Line Testing in Quickly Expanding Power Grids

with Gustav Lundqvist Episode 21 - Energy Talks

Centralized Data Management – Achieving a Single Source of Truth

with Stefan Schöner & Will Scheibe Episode 20 - Energy Talks

Earthing/Grounding System Testing – Eliminating Harmful Electrical Shocks

with Josef Schmidbauer Episode 19 - Energy Talks

Ensuring the Reliability of Substation Automation Systems

with Thomas Schossig Episode 18 - Energy Talks

Helpful Tips for Medium-Voltage Circuit Breaker Testing

with Florian Fink Episode 17 - Energy Talks

Improving the Quality of Power System Testing Data

with Martin Pfanner Episode 16 - Energy Talks

AC/DC – Partial Discharge Testing Rocks!

with Ulrike Broniecki & Bogdan Gorgan Episode 15 - Energy Talks

Protection Testing – Settings-Based vs. System-Based Approaches

with Cord Mempel and Christopher Pritchard Episode 13 - Energy Talks

Essential for Substations – Cybersecurity!

with Thomas Friedel Episode 12 - Energy Talks

A Passion for Protection Testing

with Saravanan Balamurugan Episode 11 - Energy Talks

Safety First at OMICRON

with David Gopp and Lia Thum Episode 10 - Energy Talks

Primary Test Manager – Top Efficiency for Electrical Testing

with Martin Pfanner Episode 9 - Energy Talks

OMICRON Calibrations – Ensuring the Most Precise Measurement Results

with Dietmar Gehrmann Episode 8 - Energy Talks

Onsite Partial Discharge Testing on Power Transformers

with Michael Krüger and Udo Ranninger Episode 7 - Energy Talks

OMICRON Diagnostic Forum - A Tradition of Sharing Knowledge

with Verena Rein and Tobias Schmutzhard Episode 6 - Energy Talks

OMICRON Academy Goes Online

with Oliver Janke Episode 4 - Energy Talks

OMICRON Is Not a Company - It's a Lifestyle

with Gustav Lundqvist Episode 3 - Energy Talks

Essential Rotating Machine Testing

with Fabian Öttl Episode 2 - Energy Talks

Partial Discharge Testing vs. Monitoring

with Samuel Scheller and Patrick Zander Episode 1 - Energy Talks

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