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Niagara, Ontario approved for wind farm, substations

Nov 24, 2014

The Niagara Region Wind Corporation (NWRC) in eastern Canada has been given the approval from provincial officials to begin construction of a wind farm in the Niagara Region, including the … read more


Caravels purchases EFACEC’s Georgia transformer manufacturing plant

Nov 21, 2014

Caravels, LLC has signed an agreement to purchase EFACEC’s power transformer manufacturing plant in Effingham County, Georgia. Virginia Transformer Corp. has also announced a strategic partnership with the buyer. Caravels … read more


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