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distribution transformer

[‚dis·trə′byü·shən tranz′fȯr·mər]
(electricity)
An element of an electric distribution system located near consumers which changes primary distribution voltage to secondary distribution voltage.

distribution transformer

A transformer that reduces the primary voltage to a secondary (lower) voltage for distribution within a building.
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The directive was issued in wake of increased fatal accidents of linemen while working on distribution transformer sub-stations without permit to work (PTW) and proper grounding, to remove faults/replacement of burnt transformers/jumpers.
MD PEPCO said, that during investigations, it was revealed that distribution transformer sub stations are neither properly maintained nor proper D-Fuses are installed, instead rock fuses ('rora' fuses) are used which become invisible during darkness and heavy sunlight, that may lead to fatal accidents.
Keeping this in mind, the leading distribution transformer manufacturer in India (https://goo.
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New analysis from Frost & Sullivan Indian Power and Distribution Transformer Markets, finds that the Indian power and distributiontransformer markets earned revenues of $2667.
This requires consideration not only of the size of the distribution transformer, but also its capacity to supply optimum power under adverse circumstances that might limit furnace efficiency, such as multiple furnaces, additional load distribution, transformer cooling capacity and the short circuit capacity of power company feeders.
2 Pressure on Distribution System Operators to Improve Distribution Transformer Efficiency
The directive was issued in the wake of increased fatal accidents of linemen while working on distribution transformer sub-stations without permit to work (PTW) and proper grounding, to remove faults/replacement of burnt transformers/jumpers, said a press release.
A distribution transformer is used to transfer power from a substation to the final point of consumption.
The managing director said that during investigations, it was revealed that distribution transformer sub-stations were neither properly maintained nor proper D-Fuses were installed, instead rock fuses (brick/stone piece) were used which become invisible during darkness and heavy sunlight, that may lead to fatal accidents.
Upcoming government projects like Green Energy Corridor for power generation from renewable sources would further add to the overall power and distribution transformer installations in the country.

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