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Power grid drill exposes US grid vulnerabilities

The US power grid drill - GridX II, held on the 13th and 14th November apparently revealed that the US electrical grid is extremely vulnerable. If a man-made natural disaster occurred, almost all of the United States could be left without power.

Electricaribe upgrades Rio Sinu substation

Electricaribe has completed the upgrade of the RĂ­o SinĂş substation, Colombia which will be operational from tomorrow. The upgrade consisted of installation of a new 45 MVA transformer, doubling the power and improving service quality. The work was completed with a 6 billion pesos investment.

Power supply ensured for Plottier

The Minister of Energy and Public Utilities of Argentina, William Coco, announced the launch of an upgrade work worth 40 million pesos that will guarantee power supply to Plottier, quadrupling its current power.

Bordeaux boosted with new transformer

A twenty ton transformer has been installed by ERDF in the centre of Bordeaux to cope with the expected increase in electricity consumption in the city centre in the coming years.

Advanced 500 kV national line to stretch 98 km

The EnergĂ­a de la Provincia CEO, Raul Trungelliti, spoke exclusively to Multimedia regarding the 500 kV power line tendered late last year with the 95% of purchased materials ensuring the future availability.

Pvt firms to cease transformer repairs

The Purvanchal Vidyut Vitaran Nigam Limited (PVVNL) has ceased the repairing of the transformers to the private firms in order to save as much money as possible per month.

l’IUT de Tarbes students visit ERDF substation

ERDF invited nine second-year students of Electrical Engineering and Industrial Informatics (GEII) under the established partnership with the l'IUT de Tarbes to visit the electrical substation facilities Aureilhan, Hautes –Pyrenees, France.