500 MVA transformer damaged at Punjab substation

Jun 22, 2017
Posted by Ken Wallingford

A 500 MVA transformer belonging to a Punjab State Transmission Company Ltd. substation was damaged last week, reported the Punjab News Express.

The transformer, located at the 400 kV Rajpura substation, was supplying power to the areas of Derabassi and Banur in East Punjab.

The transformer had only been commissioned in the last week of March 2017.

According to the Punjab News Express, suggest the failure was due to s manufacturing defect.

Source: Punjab News Express
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