ESB Networks 2027

ESB Networks 2027

This publication sets out our vision of Networks 2027.

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ESB Networks Key Statistics 2014

This document outlines key statistics relating to ESB Networks for 2014

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Innovation Strategy Close Out Report - Introduction of Amorphous Core Distribution Transformers

It is essential for ESB Networks to assess the advances in materials and technologies relating to network assets, and to understand how they can be deployed to optimise existing network assets.

Amorphous Metal Distribution Transformers (AMDT) proposes a lower electrical loss design solution compared to traditional transformers. AMDT cores possess a different grain structure with much lower resistance to magnetization cycles, which leads to reduced core losses. This innovation project is about evaluating the suitability of AMDT transformers and in particular evaluating whether the reduced core losses of this unique material offer sufficient benefits when deployed on the Irish network.

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