Press releases & technical reports

Press release

Green Steel for Sustainable Transformers

Interview with Ulrich Voss, Vice President, Marketing and Sales for Power Transformers, SGB-SMIT; Marcel Hilgers, Head of Sales, Technical Customer Service, and Communications, thyssenkrupp; and Hossain El Hachhouchi, Manager of Procurement, ENEXIS…
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CO2-reduced electrical steel from thyssenkrupp as a sustainable base material for the energy turnaround: thyssenkrupp Electrical Steel supplies transformer specialist SGB-SMIT with electrical steel for E.ON's new digital stations

bluemint® powercore with 50% less CO2 intensity delivery of 50 tons to transformer specialist SGB-SMIT transformers with CO2-reduced electrical steel for new digital E.ON medium-voltage stations in Germany The energy transition is a task for…
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Royal SMIT Transformers completes the acquisition of DNV’s transformer oil laboratory

The transfer comprises the laboratory, its personnel and the ISO 17025 accreditation. Nijmegen/Arnhem, The Netherlands, 1 October 2021 - Royal SMIT, a company of the SGB-SMIT Group, acquires today the Transformer Oil Laboratory of DNV, the…
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The long-standing customer relationship will be continued.

Together with TenneT TSO B.V. and TenneT TSO GmbH, we signed a framework agreement this month. Together we are working on a sustainable future by supporting the energy transition in the Netherlands and Germany. Under this contract we supply…
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SGB becomes new partner of Eisbären Regensburg!

We are very much looking forward to the cooperation and wish the team of the @Eisbären Regensburg much success for the current season 2023/2024!  Starkstrom-Gerätebau GmbH (SGB) is a Regensburg-based system-relevant company that has been established…
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SGB is celebrating the delivery of the 100th transformer to ENEXIS

We are pleased to announce that SGB, Regensburg has successfully handed over its 100th power transformer to our valued partner ENEXIS! This marks an important milestone for both companies and reflects our commitment to innovation, quality and…
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SGB-SMIT at South Africa's Leading Trade Fair: "The Journey to the Green Transformer"

The "Enlit Africa" trade fair previously known as the "African Utility Week & POWERGEN Africa), which describes itself as the leading platform for Africa's power, energy and water community, is held annually in Cape Town, South Africa met from June 7…
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Royal SMIT: Ecology meets economy

Saving greenhouse gases is in the DNA of the SGB-SMIT Group: as a partner of energy producers and distributors, we help to advance the energy transition. On the one hand, we do this with our specialized products - such as transformers for wind farms…
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Retrasib has successfully completed a new design for a 400 MVA autotransformer

On 25.02.2022, the final electrical tests for the autotransformer with a power of 400 MVA and voltages of 400/231/20 kV were successfully completed. The success was made possible by the extensive teamwork of the Retrasib team and an active and…
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SGB-SMIT and ENEXIS reduce CO2 in transformer production

Long before topics such as sustainability or CO2 footprint gained relevance, transformers from the SGB-SMIT Group were among the most durable and sustainable industrial products. On the one hand, this is due to the transformer principle itself, which…
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Transformer professionals on board: SGB-USA repairs transformer on cruise ship

Almost 300 meters long and with room for more than 3,000 passengers: the cruise ship on which the service crew of SGB-USA/OTC Service was called in September 2021 is impressive in terms of numbers alone. However, because a 6.6 MVA transformer…
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SGB-SMIT POWER MATLA — marketing efforts paying off with the successful testing of the first transformers for Uganda

SGB-SMIT POWER MATLA enjoys the advantages of its’ local South African history spanning more than 75 years within the African continent and backed by the global strength and expertise of the SGB-SMIT Group, spanning more than 114 years.   The company…
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SGB Regensburg defies wind, weather and altitude for transformer delivery

Our group member SGB Regensburg has delivered a 20 MVA cast resin transformer (30 kV/10 kV) to Frankfurt am Main. Taken by itself, this would not be such a big news - considering the transformer output of SGB Regensburg. However, the circumstances of…
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