Tag: switchgear

Kenya Power commissions $128M substation in Nairobi

Kenya Power has commissioned a $128M gas-insulated substation (GIS) in Nairobi, a modernized indoor 220 kV substation that will replace the 50-year-old facility at Juja Road, boosting power transformer capacity by more than 50 percent.

Calumet launches uninhibited transformer oil

USA, Indianapolis: Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P., an independent producer of specialty hydrocarbon and fuel products, has launched an all-new product that is the company's first uninhibited transformer oil.

Electrical equipment for world’s most efficient aluminium factory

Germany: Siemens is supplying a VB1 high-current switchgear with vacuum switching technology and the high-current supply unit for production for the world’s most climate-friendly, energy-efficient aluminium smelting plant being built on Norway's Karmøy peninsula.

Two new solar farms proposed in Formby

United Kingdom: Two proposed solar farms on Green Belt land in Formby are expected to provide power to thousands of homes a year and reduce carbon emissions.

Siemens wins transformer contract in Michigan

USA, Michigan: Siemens has won the contract to supply critical low- and medium-voltage electrical equipment and power transformers for the new Holland Energy Park combined cycle power plant in Michigan, which will replace the aging coal-fired plant.

Egypt signs $260M power transformer deal with Siemens

Egypt, Cairo: Egyptian Ministry of Electricity has signed a $260.7 million (€238 million) contract with a consortium comprising Siemens and El Sewedy Electric T&D for the construction of six power transformer stations.