Making voltage regulation the new standard for distribution transformers

Utilities face enormous challenges to reinforce, expand and enable power grids to meet the requirements of the next years. Voltage regulating distribution transformers (VRDT) are an effective and sustainable tool to answer these challenges in the distribution network. MR’s latest OLTC for VRDT enables voltage regulation to become a standard function of distribution transformers. 

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Making voltage regulation the new standard for distribution transformers

Utilities face enormous challenges to reinforce, expand and enable power grids to meet the requirements of the next years. Voltage regulating distribution transformers (VRDT) are an effective and sustainable tool to answer these challenges in the distribution network. MR’s latest OLTC for VRDT enables voltage regulation to become a standard function of distribution transformers. 

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The new ECOTAP® VPD®

Our new ECOTAP® VPD® combines the performance and unchallenged reliability of MR OLTCs with simplicity and the highest possible degree of standardization to help utilities to cope with the challenges in their distribution networks and meet the requirement profile a large-scale technology deployment demands for.

Your benefits at a glance

  1. Best fit into processes of distribution network operators

  2. Reliability & longevity enabled by proven MR vacuum technology for OLTCs

  3. Standard solution for the entire distribution network

  4. Substantially improved economics at a list price of 3.950 EUR

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Simply install it, switch on and it runs, runs, runs.

Thomas Hilbe – Vorarlberger Energienetze GmbH (AT)

 

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VRDT plays a central role in providing voltage stability to the grid of
the future.

Raffaele Caruso – LV Planning Manager, SA Power Networks (AU)

On-Load performance combined with off-circuit simplicity

On-Load performance combined with off-circuit simplicity

What if an on-load tap-changer were as easy to work with as a de-energized tap-changer? The new ECOTAP® VPD® is a big leap towards that goal.

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We are currently buying only VRDTs, because we already have enough unregulated distribution transformers.

Dr.-Ing. Johannes Schmiesing – Manager Grid Development (Electricity), Avacon (DE)

ECOTAP® VPD® has taken root in distribution networks all over the world

4000

units shipped by end of 2021 to

150

transformer OEMs supplying

300

operators worldwide

Absolutely we'd call it a game changer. The regulated transformer gives us the possibility to respond to the changing demand profile through out the day.

Ben Ingham – Innovation Manager, Electricity North West Ltd (GB)

Technical data

On-load tap-changer ECOTAP® VPD® III 30D-24
Number of phases 3
Application At any point in the winding
Max. rated through current 30 A
Max. rated step voltage 550 V
Max. number of operating positions 9
Highest voltage for equipment 24 kV
Max. number of tap-change operations 500,000

 

Any questions?

Tu Anh Tran

Reinhausen Manufacturing Inc.
United States of America

Phone +1 731 420 6198
E-Mail T.Tran@us.reinhausen.com

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Dominik Martini

Maschinenfabrik Reinhausen GmbH
Americas

Mobile +49 (0)151 1114 4282
E-Mail Do.Martini@reinhausen.com

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Dr. Amir Hashim

Maschinenfabrik Reinhausen GmbH
Asia-Pacific

Phone +60 19 575 1997
E-Mail Amir.H@my.reinhausen.com

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David Vinci

Maschinenfabrik Reinhausen GmbH
Europe

Phone +49 (0)941 4090 7460
E-Mail D.Vinci@reinhausen.com

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Waqas Hussain

Maschinenfabrik Reinhausen GmbH
Middle East, India & Africa

Mobile +49 (0)151 6157 4262
E-Mail W.Hussain@reinhausen.com

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