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Transformer parameters

  1. Sep 28, 2010 #1
    Hi All,

    I am required to assume some parameters for my research,
    For a new transformer worth $100 million for a substation, what likely could be sensible for these

    parameters?

    Nominal Capacity? (Example 10^5 KW)
    Average Repair Cost? ($1 million ?)
    Unsupplied energy cost? ($3 kWh ?)
    Average Repair time? (1 year?)

    Thanks,
    Tims
     
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  3. Sep 28, 2010 #2

    berkeman

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    What other sources of information are you looking into to find this?
     
  4. Sep 28, 2010 #3

    Google substation costs for a typical 500/230 kV transformer and
    http://www.osti.gov/bridge/servlets/purl/645480-vbjaZD/webviewable/645480.pdf

    Would $1 million (CAD) be more realistic than $100 million? Would this configuration produce a capacity of 10^5 KW?
     
  5. Sep 28, 2010 #4

    berkeman

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