Powerlink transmission line
Share

A 326t transformer has been delivered to Powerlink’s Greenbank Substation for its latest grid-scale battery connection project.

The transformer was transported just over 61km from Port Brisbane to Greenbank overnight on two 12-axle trailers.

It was pushed and pulled by two prime movers on a total of 232 wheels.

The transformer’s total operational weight is 326t – the equivalent of roughly eight Boeing 737 jets – and is 10.1m long, 4.5m wide and 4.4m high.

The transformer’s role is to convert high voltage electricity to a lower voltage to charge the battery, then also send onto customers across South-East Queensland

The Greenbank Substation site was chosen for its strategic location on Powerlink’s transmission network. A battery at this location will allow Powerlink to increase the network capability by ensuring a reliable supply of high voltage electricity is maintained to South East Queensland.

©2024 Utility Magazine. All rights reserved

CONTACT US

We're not around right now. But you can send us an email and we'll get back to you, asap.

Sending

Log in with your credentials

Forgot your details?