As the world works towards a greener future, initiatives such as "Cold Ironing," or "shore-to-ship" power, are being pushed to ports all around the world. A joint Spanish and US Naval base located in Rota, Spain is one of the many ports around the world working to reduce air pollution and noise emissions through shore-to-ship power solutions rather than on-board generation while berthed.
Applied Blockchain, Inc., a publicly-traded builder and operator of next-generation data centers across North America, broke ground on their first hosting facility in Jamestown, ND in September 2021. With nearly 100 megawatts of capacity, this facility will operate approximately 33,000 mining machines.
Approximately 140 miles off the Louisiana coast in the Gulf of Mexico lies the Na Kika Oil & Gas fields consisting of eight wells. At depths of around 6,000 feet, the Na Kika fields are considered the deepest subsea cluster in the world.
Marengo, Illinois, located outside of Chicago, is the home of a new battery energy storage system to support frequency stability for the local power grid. The new storage system keeps everything operating within safe parameters in a more efficient manner.
To offset the impact on local communities from the California wildfires, utilities have implemented temporary microgrids using generators and VanTran Multi-Tap Transformers.
VanTran is here to provide custom plug-n-play grounding transformers supporting a stable electrical network which ensures a reliable and sustainable energy supply.
VanTran was contracted along with its switchgear-switchboard OEMs to supply 500 kVA – 25 Hz rail line switch heaters. These VanTran transformers are key to ensuring proper switching of rail lines during extreme cold temperatures.
When deadlines get pushed up and you have to act quickly, VanTran is here to help. Our client came to us with a need for a 3500 kVA Padmount Transformer with spill containment capabilities after civil completion.
ArcelorMittal is one of the largest steelmakers in North America. Their operation includes 25 facilities including mines, integrated steelmaking facilities, and mini-mills. Globally they operate in 19 countries, and on four continents, producing 6% of the global steel output with 38% of its production in the United States.
With an aging electrical infrastructure, sites are making capital investments to replace aged electrical assets. This is exactly what the Naval Research Lab (NRL) is in the process of doing.
CertainTeed Corp, a manufacturer of building materials, was in dire need of a 1500 kVA substation transformer to replace its existing unit which was on its last leg.
Oncor provides electricity to over 10 million Texans- over 1/3 of the state’s population. With the largest annual population growth in the nation at 211,000 per annum, Texans need electricity and Oncor is supplying it!
Vitro has been in the glass manufacturing business for more than 100 years. Founded in 1909 in Monterrey, Mexico, with subsidiaries in the Americas, Europe and Asia.