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Academic paper analyses multi-objective evolutionary optimisation in transformer design

Aug 21, 2014

An open-access academic paper funded by Egypt’s Ministry of Science & Technology has proposed a power transformer design methodology using multi-objective evolutionary optimisation.  The paper, which was originally printed in the Journal of … read more


$24m of Central American Bank money to be invested in Costa Rican substation

Aug 21, 2014

Via a loan from the Central American Bank for Economic Integration (BCIE), the Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) will invest $24 million in the building of a new substation in Costa Rica. … read more


2nd edition of global transformer market report predicts 16.4% installed base growth

Aug 20, 2014

The second edition of the ‘Global Market for Transformers 2014-2050′ report has been published by Research and Markets. The report reveals a predicted growth in the installed base of power transformers … read more


New transformer oil testing service launched by Intertek

Aug 20, 2014

Multi-industry quality control service provider Intertek has announced a global transformer oil testing service named ‘TransoilCHECK’.  The service aims to provide a “full suite” of analysis services to avoid transformer down-time. … read more


Canadian mill to remain closed as BC Hydro searches replacement transformer

Aug 20, 2014

A fire at Coldstream Lumber’s remanufacturing mill in Coldstream, British Columbia, Canada, a week ago caused significant damage but it was hoped that the plant would be back online within a … read more


New switchgear gas to save costs and reduce carbon footprint by 50%, ABB says

Aug 19, 2014

ABB has announced what it calls a “significant breakthrough” in switchgear technology, which has the potential to reduce the carbon footprint of GIS by up to 50 percent.  The company’s … read more


Several towns cut off from power in Argentina after transformer failure

Aug 19, 2014

The small towns and surrounding areas of Concepción de la Sierra, Santa Maria and San Lucas in Argentina were cut off from all power overnight due to a transformer failure.  Since … read more