Supply and installation of a new medium voltage Switchboard (MV Switchgear) at Substation 6
- Apr 22, 2020
- Last Updated: Monday, 27 April 2020 12:34
In order to enhance its infrastructure, ThPA S.A. has upgraded Substation 6. This is the main medium voltage Substation (20,000V) in the Port area as, among others, it powers the Electric Jib Cranes of dock 24, the Rail Transtainer and other electric powered equipment of the Container Terminal.
The newly installed medium voltage electrical switchboard consists of 9 (Unisec Series) Fields and is equipped with Sulphur Hexafluoride gas (SF6) load switches, is manufactured and assembled in accordance with the applicable regulations for electrical installations.
The upgrade of Substation 6 ensures the smooth operation of the Port and will improve coverage in anticipation of potential future increases in demand.