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Apar Industries approved to build factory in UAE

Nov 20, 2014

Apar Industries-owned Petroleum Specialties Pte. Ltd. has been approved to build a manufacturing unit at the Hamriyah Free Zone Authority in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. Apar Industries is India’s largest … read more


Faulty transformer causes fire at Jammu and Kashmir power station

Nov 20, 2014

NHCP Ltd, an Indian hydro power generation company, has reported today, the occurrence of a fire at a power station due to a fault in one of the GSU transformers. … read more


Pakistan opens bidding for transformer fire protection for hydro project

Nov 20, 2014

The Water and Power Development Authority in Pakistan is calling for bids to supply a transformer fire protection system for several units of the 3,480 MW Tarbela hydroelectric project on … read more


South central Vietnam sees new transformer, power lines

Nov 20, 2014

A new transformer and power transmission lines have been activated at a 500 kV substation in a south central Vietnam village. The new transformer, in Ca Dang Village, Quang Nam … read more


Fiber optic thermometer for smart grid temperature sensing in transformer

Nov 20, 2014

(Press release) – Power plants and grids are stretched to their limits. To ensure the operati­onal safety, critical factors such as “Hot-Spots” inside high voltage transformers, power factor correction capacitors … read more


ABB wins Italian-based contracts for Algeria expansion work

Nov 19, 2014

ABB has been granted several contracts from the Italy-based power generation plants and service provider, Ansaldo Energia. The Swiss power and automation technology company will be enhancing a substation in … read more


NGCP completes Central Luzon substation upgrade

Nov 18, 2014

The National Grid Corp of the Philippines (NGCP) has installed a third 100 MVA transformer and power circuit breaker at a substation in Central Luzon. The addition boosts the substation’s … read more