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Ice rink to prompt transformer upgrade

The transformer located in Plaza Ayuntamiento (the Town Hall Square) in Valencia, Spain is to be upgraded due to the installation of the ice rink that would normally require power from mobile transformers directly on the site.

EPEN begins installation of new transformers for Plottier

EPEN (El Ente Provincial de Energía del Neuquén) began the installation of the new transformer in the Colonia Valentina substation that supplies Plottier, Argentina. The installation process and power supply service testing should be completed within the next 15 days. The upgrade will contribute to prevention of blackouts in the summer.

Endesa completes construction of transformer park

After two years of implementation, Endesa's technical replacement work and commissioning of a new indoor high voltage transformer park in Spanish GibraleĂłn substation (located on la Avenida Cristo de la Sangre in Huelva) have been completed.

Increasing demand predicted for distribution transformers

The new market research report on Distribution Transformers recentaly stated that Asia-Pacific represents the largest and the fastest growing market worldwide. The market is also going to be influenced by the Middle East “clean energy“ and concerns over improving energy efficiency whilst considering carbon emissions. Energy-efficient materials are already being used in transformer components by the leading manufacturers.

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.