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Reconditioned transformer destroyed by fire in India

Jan 23, 2015

A fire has destroyed a reconditioned transformer a the underground 120 MW Sanjay Jalvidyut Pariyojna (SJP) power project at Bhawa Nagar, India. Three injured persons were brought to hospital. “The … read more


BC Hydro invests $25M in substation upgrade

Jan 22, 2015

British Columbia (BC) Hydro announced it will begin a $25 million project to increase electricity supply, including an upgrade to a substation that will see a third transformer installed. The … read more


JICA donates $18.5M towards Mozambique power substation construction

Jan 22, 2015

The Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA) announced it will donate $18.5 million to the construction of a new power substation in Namialo, a town in northeastern Mozambique. The donation will … read more

HVDC converter transformers will ensure reliable power supply between West and South India

Northeast Utilities, Micromem collaborate on transformer sensor technology

Jan 22, 2015

In an attempt to strengthen its transformer sensor technology expertise, Northeast Utilities has made an agreement with Micromem Applied Sensor Technologies Inc. The deal is a supplementary one, an extension … read more


Many companies are making transitions to UV coatings: Expert

Jan 21, 2015

UV coatings for transformers are a “suitable alternative to solven-based coating products,” says William Goughenour, Senior Coatings Analyst at C-Care. In an article from Products Finishing, Goughenour notes how UV … read more


Substation investment round-up, Jan. 21

Jan 21, 2015

This week has seen multiple developments in substations around the world. Power Transformer News provides you with a brief round-up of the latest news. Kuwait committee awards Siemens 400 kV … read more


EU set to approve GE-Alstom energy acquisition Feb 23

Jan 21, 2015

The European Commission will make a decision on February 23 as to whether General Electric will be allowed to purchase Alstom’s power equipment business. The Commission, an antitrust regulator, said … read more