e.POWER issue 01|2012

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2016/06/28

SGB-Giessharz eröffnet Vertriebsbüro in Peking

Regenerative Energien boomen weltweit, auch in China. Das bevölkerungsreichste Land der Erde hat im Jahr 2011 die meisten Windparks errichtet und verfolgt sehr ehrgeizige Pläne zur Erschließung von Offshore-Windanlagen. Bis zum Jahre 2020 sollen Turbinen mit einer Gesamtleistung... 
2016/06/28

SMIT erhält Millionen-Auftrag von Dominion Virginia Power

SMIT und Dominion Virginia Power verbindet eine lange erfolgreiche Partnerschaft. Dominion ist der sechstgrößte Energieversorger der USA mit Sitz in Richmond. Die ersten Einheiten aus Nijmegen wurden 1999 geliefert. Seitdem hat SMIT mehr als 60 Großtransformatoren an Dominion... 
2016/06/28

First transformers for EDF France on transport

The first three transformers from a frame contract between SMIT and EDF have been transported. The signing of the contract with EDF dates back in 2008, when EDF and SMIT agreed on the delivery of multiple generator transformers for the Nuclear Industry. Prior to the contract... 
2016/06/28

Fairs and events

No distance is too far for us to be close to our customers Fairs and exhibitions provide an ideal opportunity to present products and services to one’s customers. This year, too, SGB-SMIT Group will be present at a number of events. No way is too far for us to get into direct... 
2016/06/28

More than seven million euros invested in the Neumark location in 2011

Neumark —  In 2012, Sächsisch-Bayerische Starkstrom-Gerätebau GmbH (SBG) in Neumark will have a reason to celebrate: “In these days, we are going to produce our 150,000th transformer,” Managing Director Wolfgang Keßler announces. 2011 was an extremely eventful year for... 
2016/06/28

SGB Regensburg's largest transformer to date

The colossus of Burgweinting Recently, two TV teams, plus a number of reporters from the press and radio stations gathered in the yard of Starkstrom-Gerätebau GmbH (SGB) in the Regensburg borough of Burgweinting. The reason for this media interest: the largest transformer ever... 
2016/06/24

Tap changer service

Prevention is better than cure Most of the power transformers are equipped with tap changers. The tap changers adjust the voltage according to the demand in small steps (up or down). This happens with an average of 16 times per day in each transformer. A tap changer is a...