Germany: Siemens has announced it will soon deliver its first bullet-resistant power transformer unit to a utility in the U.S.

Delivery of the first Pretact bullet-resistant transformer

Germany: Siemens has announced it will soon deliver its first bullet-resistant power transformer unit to a utility in the U.S.

Siemens will supply the 970 MVA three-phase generator step-up transformer with a voltage level of 345 kV, which should increasing the customer’s station safety as well as the reliability for end consumers, the manufacturer said in a press release.

This bullet-resistant transformer has been designed to fit five different generating stations in nine locations (with the same generator bus duct) and will be delivered to the customer in January 2017.

Source: Siemens