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Asia leads transformer growth!

A transformer is a static electro-magnetic electrical device which operates on Faraday’s law of electromagnetism by converting electrical energy from one value to another. Single phase transformers are electrical devices which transfer energy between circuits through electromagnetic induction. This type of transformer generally consists of two electrical coils of wire, known as primary winding and secondary ...

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Solar Power Cable is Viable for Indonesia

A private consultant believes an undersea cable to export solar power from the North West to Indonesia is financially viable even with its likely $6 billion to $10 billion construction cost. Geoff James, a consultant hired by Pilbara Development Commission, toldWestBusiness the ambitious subsea cable project would establish an underwater link to transport solar power from the Pilbara and Kimberley to Java i ...

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Hioki launch WPT system

Hioki announced the launch of the WPT* Evaluation System TS2400. The system is used to evaluate the transmission efficiency of wireless power transmission equipment, which is expected to see use in an expanding array of applications in the future. Until now, such evaluations have been conducted by hand, posing issues from the standpoint of measurement reproducibility as well as efficiency. By fully automati ...

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EGAT & GE collaborate for Thailands digital grid

EGAT and GE to collaborate for Thailand's future digital grid Innovation: A Memorandum of Understanding to jointly develop the digital service platform for Thailand's electricity grids Growth: Two contracts to reinforce and improve today's grid stability and availability BANGKOK and PARIS – October 28, 2016 The Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) and GE Energy Connections (NYSE: GE) signed a ...

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More breakdowns for EVN

The number of electrical breakdowns in the south in the first six months this year increased sharply compared with the same period last year, said the Safety Department under the Southern Power Corporation of Vietnam Electricity (SPC EVN). A total of 12 breakdowns happened on the 110kV electric system, an increase of nine compared with the same period last year. As many as 37 breakdowns happened on the 22kV ...

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WBERC use KEPCO to help reduce power losses

West Bengal Electricity Regulatory Commission (WBERC) has roped in Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO) to undertake a study on the possibility of reducing transmission and distribution losses in West Bengal-based power distribution companies. CESC, West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company, Damodar Valley Corporation and Indian Power are the major power distribution companies in the state. KEP ...

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Alstom T&D in Madhya Pradesh Order

Alstom T and D India Limited - a GE Group Company, has been awarded two contracts worth over INR 2020 million from Power Grid Corporation of India Limited for execution of projects in Madhya Pradesh. Both the projects will facilitate evacuation of power and add to availability of electricity in the central region. Under the first contract, worth INR 1197 million, Alstom TD India will set up a 400/220kV AIS ...

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ABB in $11 Mln PLN Order

ABB has announced it has won a $11 million order from the Indonesian state-owned utility Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN) to extend existing substations across Indonesia. ABB will design, engineer, supply and install the substation extensions, including switchgear, transformers, state-of-the-art control and protection systems as well as ancillary equipment. The product scope will include 11 units of 60 megav ...

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Taipower substations deemed safe!

Taiwan Power Co (Taipower) yesterday said that living near an electric substation is safe, following a media report saying residential complexes close to substations might be exposed to high levels of electromagnetic radiation, with environmentalists calling on the company and the government to assess the long-term health risks of electromagnetic radiation exposure. According a report by the Chinese-languag ...

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GE Partners with EETC on $250 mln Project

GE (NYSE: GE) today announced that it has signed a contract worth approximately $250 million with the Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC) to provide the company’s advanced grid solutions technologies to substations located in Mostathmereen, Beni Suef Industrial, Ismailia East and Temay Alemdeed. These four Gas-Insulated Substations (GIS) will help connect 7 gigawatts (GW) of power to the nation ...

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