Electrical Contracting News (ECN) May 2016 - Page 36

POWER DISTRIBUTION Performance In a bid to negate potential fire risks, oil transformers are generally situated outside of a building. Whilst this may be beneficial for commercial properties in densely populated areas such as Central London, in reality it can have a knock-on effect on the overall system efficiency. In fact, on the surface there may seem little difference between oil transformers and CRTs as