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October 22, 2018

Luke Gray Publishes and Presents Novel "Cable-Train" HVDC Installation Method

Luke Gray, an MIT graduate student and researcher within Professor Alexander Slocum's group, recently published a technical paper and presented it at the CIGRE US National Committee's 2018 Grid of the Future Symposium. In the publication, Luke proposes a proof-of-concept method of continuously manufacturing and installing high voltage direct current (HVDC) cable from a moving "cable train". Click the link to download his paper and learn more. 

September 26, 2018

World Class JSHP Transformers

Since its founding in 1967, JSHP has been a premier manufacturer of large power transformers up to 750 kV and 1000 MVA. Headquartered outside Shanghai, China with U.S. operations run out of San Jose, CA, the company employs over 2,500 workers to produce 750+ units above 100 kV per year with average fabrication times of 50 days. JSHP boasts a zero field failure rate with thousands of transformers in operation worldwide. Its U.S. sales team ensures prompt and effective communication to address customer needs at any point from bid to delivery and beyond.

September 11, 2018

Beta Engineering: Your Reliable EPC Partner

J.F. Gray & Associates is pleased to announce that it is now representing the nationally renowned engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) firm, Beta Engineering. For over 40 years, Beta has exceeded customer expectations on a wide range of EPC projects from air-insulated substations (AIS) to gas-insulated substations (GIS) to high voltage transmission lines to FACTS. The company boasts a Dun & Bradstreet rating of 4A3, a bonding capacity of $1 billion, and a 2018 EMR rating of 0.70. Beta's team of expert engineers and dedication to building long-term customer relationships has earned them a reputation as the most reliable choice in the EPC services market.

September 05, 2018

Moser Glaser: Swiss Quality in Magic Bus(bar) and Bushings

For over 100 years, Switzerland's Moser Glaser has been a pioneer in the field of solid insulation. The company invented resin impregnated paper (RIP) in the 1950s and now implements the technology in its DURESCA® busbar and wall bushings. Their busbar offer customers superior flexibility in routing capabilities and their bushings are free of partial discharge. The combination of Swiss quality and global experience makes Moser Glaser the undisputed expert among RIP busbar and bushing suppliers.

August 23, 2018

Powell Industries: Powered By Safety

Since 1947, Powell Industries has been North America's leading supplier of control, monitoring, and distribution electric power equipment. From metal-clad switchgear to power control rooms to bus duct, Powell delivers first-class, custom-engineered medium voltage products to utility, generation, industrial, and institutional facilities. Powell's longstanding repeat customer relationships serve as a testament to the company's commitment to quality, safety, and constant improvement.

August 15, 2018

Let DIS-TRAN Power Your Success

Throughout 53 years of business, DIS-TRAN Packaged Substations has been an industry leader in the design and supply of high-voltage, open-air substations and switchyards. From custom substation projects to pre-fabricated substation and bus assemblies to industrial power stations, DIS-TRAN delivers reliable service and innovative solutions that save customers both time and money. With DIS-TRAN, you get your project, done your way, right the first time, every time. 

June 11, 2018

DIS-TRAN's commitment to quality ensures prompt delivery time, rapid construction, and minimal field issues. For superior reliability and cost savings, customers should look no farther than DIS-TRAN for their substation solutions.


DIS-TRAN Packaged Substations is now in conformance with ISO 9001:2015Learn more about the DIS-TRAN Difference at or reach out to J.F. Gray directly at

May 15, 2018

Three Generations of Family Business

J.F. Gray & Associates has hired Nicholas “Nick” Gray to be the company’s newest sales engineer. As the grandson of the company’s founder, Jack Gray, and the son of the current president, Bob Gray, Nick marks the third generation of J.F. Gray’s family business.


Of the company’s new hiring, J.F. Gray President Bob Gray said, “We’re pleased to have Nick aboard. His combination of technical expertise and strong communication skills will yield him success in his future interactions with manufacturers and customers alike. Nick has a bright future in the industry. I am proud to have the opportunity to work with my son and to build upon what is now three generations of family business.”


Nicholas Gray was previously employed as an aero-thermal fluids engineer at Pratt & Whitney, where he designed turbine blades for the engines of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter and the Black Hawk and Apache helicopters. He has also acquired internship experience at FlexEnergy, Brayton Energy, and JPMorgan Chase. Nicholas holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University and Stanford University, respectively, and he is a graduate of Phillips Exeter Academy. 

May 14, 2018

J.F. Gray Expands Product Lines

J.F. Gray & Associates is pleased to announce that we have expanded our business throughout New England, New York, PJM, and Eastern Canada. Connect with us and learn more about our new product lines at our company LinkedIn page.

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