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Thinking about sustainability as a user of power equipment

Technology Spotlight by Hiroko Isaji In 2011, Japan was hit by a large scaled earthquake off the coast of Tohoku region, which severely damaged its power facilities. In the case of oil-filled & insulated equipment such as transformers, there was a significant amount of oil spills and leakage due to the impact of earthquake and…

Brazilian Female Coil Winder Proves Gender Does not Matter – Erika Vilma Rodrigues, coil winder at Hitachi Energy in Brazil

Shattering Barriers and Making History Erika is a pioneer woman. When the chance presented itself to work in a predominantly male territory, Erika accepted the challenge, breaking the glass ceiling, and making history as the first female large-sized coil winder at Hitachi Energy in Brazil. Coil winding involves precisely wrapping wire around a core to…

A Take on Transportation Electrification

by Larissa Affolabi With the growing demand for environmentally friendly transportation options like electric vehicles (EVs), the need for reliable and efficient charging infrastructure has also increased. This has resulted in an increase in the deployment of EV charging stations alongside the concurrent rise in the deployment of distributed energy resources (DERs), such as solar…

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