GE - GE Vernova awarded bulk order by Amprion for power interconnection transformers to reinforce electrical grid in Germany
- Sep 19, 2023 12:31 pm GMT
- To help meet complex grid needs due to the energy transition, German transmission system operator
Amprion GmbHhas ordered 400 kV transformers from GE Vernova's Grid Solutionsbusiness
- They will help contribute to the supply of electricity to 29 million people covered by
- GE Vernova is committed to continuing to provide leading technological solutions to address the ever-evolving challenges faced by grid operators
Totaling more than 5,000 MVA, these power transformers will make an important contribution to the supply of electricity to the 29 million people who live and work in the area covered by
"As utilities transition to renewable energy sources, electrical transmission grid operators continue to face increasing demand and complexity. Today's transmission systems are expected to carry bulk power in ways they never originally were designed to accommodate," said
Transformers are part of the backbone of electricity grids, regulating the flow of power from generation plants, where electricity is produced, through transmission and distribution power lines to be delivered to people's homes and businesses. Replacing a transformer fleet installed in the 1970s with GE Vernova's advanced transformers provides
GE Vernova has more than 130 years of power transformer expertise. The company offers a wide variety of transformers from medium to ultra-high voltage (1200 kV AC and ±1100 kV DC) and from small (5 MVA) to very large power ratings (2750 MVA) with applications in generation, transmission and distribution. The offering includes conventional and special transformers such as phase-shifting, static var compensator (SVC), high voltage direct current (HVDC), arc furnace and reactors, as well as Ester oil power transformers.
About GE Vernova
GE Vernova is a planned purpose-built global energy company comprising of Power, Wind, and Electrification segments and supported by its accelerator businesses of
GE Vernova's mission is embedded in its name - it retains its legacy, "
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