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substation

[′səb‚stā·shən]
(engineering)
An intermediate compression station to repressure a fluid being transported by pipeline over a long distance.
(mining engineering)
A subsidiary station for the conversion of power to the type, usually direct current, and voltage needed for mining equipment and fed into the mine power system.

substation

The electrical equipment (e.g., circuit breakers, switches, transformers, and busses) associated with the service entrance or other major transformation and distribution equipment concentrated in one location in areas of building complexes or on floors of high-rise buildings.
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Meralco's working teamrepresented by substation head Alberto Castillo and testing head Froilan Rofuli 3rdled the construction and energization of the NCC Substation.
Brananola said Wednesday the fire substations that will open before year-end will be located in Barangays Mampang, Talon-Talon, Culianan, San Jose Gusu, Tumaga, Lunzuran, Curuan, Buenavista, and Putik.
The company plans to install 4 more substations in Bishkek, 22 substations in Chui region, 8 in Talas region before the end of the year.
'The approval of the NGCP's EHV substation project will address the growing power demand and power import in Metro Manila.
The San Jose substation in Bulacan basically serves as a "converging point" for the capacity wheeling of various power plants operating in Luzon - and, if congestion and bottlenecks occur, it could affect power supply reliability in the grid.
The San Jose EHV Substation is the chief merging point of bulk electricity supply coming from coal-fired power plants in Masinloc, Zambales, and Sual, Pangasinan, in the north of Metro Manila and well as power plants in Quezon in the south.
In order to enhance the supply of electricity to Baku, the surrounding settlements and the country's regions, the largest electrical power producer of Azerbaijan Azerenerji OJSC carries out reconstruction, complex repair and rehabilitation work at electric power plants and systemically significant 220 and 110-kilovolt substations, a source in company told Trend.
The opening of the Baghdad West North substation reflects our efforts to achieve this goal.
Whether designing greenfield substation projects from the ground up or performing brownfield design associated with existing substation infrastructure, intelligent 3D substation design employing BIM processes and reality modeling demonstrates cost and time saving benefits, said the company in a statement.
The statement by TCN's General Manager, Public Affairs, Mrs Ndidi Mbah on Sunday in Abuja, said the new substation was in line with President Muhammadu Buhari's administration policy on incremental power.
The modernized indoor 220KV substation will replace the 50-year-old air-insulated switchgear at Juja Road substation, boosting power transformer capacity by more than 50 per cent.