Razumkov Centre: One option of quick recovery of Ukrainian power distribution grids

2022-12-25 | Expert publications, Energy

By Maksym Bielawski. Mobile compressor stations enhance functionality of gas pipelines and make it possible not to vent large volumes of blue fuel into the atmosphere during pipeline repair, but to pump it into another operational gas pipeline.

This technology is a foreign development, and the principle of mobility is quite widely used in global practice during the repair of all infrastructure facilities in the energy industry. Mobile facilities include transformer substations for distribution grids, which can step the voltage down from 110 to 33 kV. Such facilities, but not only them, have been attacked by Russian terrorist forces for almost three months now.

One option of rapid restoration of domestic power distribution grids is to use mobile transformer substations on wheeled chassis, made up of three compact mobile units.

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