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VII Russian Conference on Lightning Protection

VII Russian Conference on Lightning Protection

On May 11-12, 2022, the VII Russian Conference on Lightning Protection was held in St. Petersburg.
This is an effective and authoritative platform for the exchange of views and discussion of topical issues on lightning protection.

The conference was attended by the leading domestic and foreign researchers, world-famous scientists studying the nature of lightening and the latest methods of lightning protection, representatives of the leading Russian electric grid companies, specialists in the oil and gas industry, developers and equipment manufacturers, as well as foreign experts interested in cooperation and studying the experience of Russian colleagues.

Within the framework of the conference 4 sections of reports took place during 2 days.

Evgeny Shcherbina — technical director and Mikhail Kuznetsov — system engineer for surge overvoltage protection, took part in the conference from 1520 Signal Ltd. Our colleagues presented a report on a hot topic: «A new standard for lightning protection for railways: GOST R 58232 «Railway infrastructure facilities. Comprehensive protection against atmospheric and  surge overvoltage. General requirements».

We thank our employees for participation and making a report in the scientific conference on lightning protection.