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Iran Power Sector Needs to Catch Up in Maintenance and Repairs

Iran Power Sector Needs to Catch Up in Maintenance and Repairs Iran Power Sector Needs to Catch Up in Maintenance and Repairs

More than 700,000 transformers are used in the domestic power distribution network and according to statistics one-third are worn out and need to be replaced, a member of Iran Electricity Industry Syndicate said.
“As prices of transformers have shot up 2.5 times compared to last year, replacing all the old and aging devices will cost $615 million,” ILNA reported Arash Aqaeifar as saying.
A distribution transformer provides the final voltage transformation in the electric power distribution system. It converts the voltage used in the transmission lines to one suitable for household and commercial use, typically down to 220 volts. 

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