e.POWER issue 09|2017

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SGB – Your Data Centre Partner

Data centers are facilities used to house computer systems and associated components, such as telecommunications and storage systems. They generally include redundant or backup power supplies, redundant data communications connections, environmental controls (e.g., air... 

Guaranteed energy supply under extremely changeable weather conditions

In the middle of the North Atlantic Ocean, 62° northern latitude, and located between Great Britain, Norway and Iceland, the Faroe Islands and their inhabitants withstand extremely changeable weather conditions. In that climate, reliable and safe power supply is indispensable,... 

Power and steaks? But of course!

This means "dedicated", too: for the SGB-SMIT Group, occupational safety and the health of its employees are a top priority. In April, OTC, a Group member company, even received awards for its success in these areas. As is the custom in Ohio, this event was celebrated... 

Retrasib delivers 7 units 200 MVA transformers

Retrasib SA, SGB-SMIT Group member company from Romania, succeeded in obtaining the contract for 7 autotransformers 200 MVA 231/121/20 kV 200 MVA from a power transmission operator from Eastern Europe against strong local and international competition. The substantial customer... 

SBG under new management

On 1st September 2016, Mr. Erwin Birbacher took up the post of Managing Director of Sächsisch-Bayerische Starkstrom-Gerätebau Neumark (SBG). He took these tasks over from Mr. Wolfgang Kessler, who remained a Member of the Management Board until the end of 2016, supporting his... 

Gambling without risk

With the "Entertainment City" in Manila Bay, the Philippines intend to offer venturers and tourists an attractive alternative to Las Vegas or Macao - and in fact, the project with a total volume of approx. 15 billion US dollar and a construction area of approx. 100... 

SMIT in forward-looking projects

There is a lot going on as regards Europe's electricity transmission lines. In the next few years, the Europe-wide extra-high voltage grid is to be modernized. Whereas at present 380 kV grids exist alongside 220 kV grids, the future will belong to the 380 kV grids exclusively.... 

SBG Neumark: extinguish the fire before it has even started.

"Hurry up, there is a burning issue!" - this (or something similar) is what sales employees and technicians in the SGB-SMIT Group hear all too often. And they are always in a position to give the all-clear: Thanks to the productive efficiency of our group and the...