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Press Release Welshpool, Australia 25-10-2023

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Hitachi Energy inaugurates cutting-edge transformer service workshop in Welshpool

Hitachi Energy inaugurated its brand new Service Transformer Refurbishment and Testing Workshop in Welshpool, Western Australia.

Hitachi Energy inaugurated its brand-new Transformer Service Refurbishment and Testing Workshop in Welshpool, Western Australia.

This purpose-built Service facility will significantly enhance the company’s service capabilities for distribution and small power transformers, catering units up to 30MVA/132kV.

As a global leader in sustainable energy solutions, Hitachi Energy is committed to addressing operations reliability, performance, and cost-effectiveness in today's dynamic energy landscape. The new Service workshop, located 6 km away from Perth’s airport, spans over 4,000 square meters and is ready to serve the complete transformer service portfolio1 from transformers repairs, refurbishments, retrofits and modifications to specialist services, including oil treatment and testing delivered on-demand or under the recently launched EnCompass™ Service Agreements2, an optimal framework for cutting complexity, controlling cost, and maximizing asset value.

Leveraging our century of experience and expertise, our dedicated teams deliver exceptional service solutions that cover the entire lifecycle of your assets, ensuring resilient operations. We offer expert advice at every stage of the process as partner and collaborator, addressing both present and future needs of the electrical utilities and industry sector to help our customers achieve a sustainable and secure energy future.

Transformers are critical assets, and their unexpected failures can lead to production interruptions, lost revenue, and increased repair costs. "With the largest OEM database in the transformer industry, our service team offers a comprehensive range of solutions to enhance reliability, minimize downtime, and manage the risks associated with aging transformers, tailored to the unique needs of our customers in the challenging Australian power landscape,” said Bernard Norton, Country Managing Director, Hitachi Energy Australia. “We are honored to be our customers’ go-to trusted partner throughout the transformers life cycle in Australia and globally," concluded Norton.

For more information or to arrange a tour of the new facility, please contact Nimesh Sheth, Service Manager at [email protected]

About Hitachi Energy

Hitachi Energy is a global technology leader that is advancing a sustainable energy future for all. We serve customers in the utility, industry and infrastructure sectors with innovative solutions and services across the value chain. Together with customers and partners, we pioneer technologies and enable the digital transformation required to accelerate the energy transition towards a carbon-neutral future. We are advancing the world's energy system to become more sustainable, flexible and secure whilst balancing social, environmental and economic value. Hitachi Energy has a proven track record and unparalleled installed base in more than 140 countries. Headquartered in Switzerland, we employ around 40,000 people in 90 countries and generate business volumes of over $10 billion USD.  



About Hitachi, Ltd.

Hitachi drives Social Innovation Business, creating a sustainable society through the use of data and technology. We solve customers' and society's challenges with Lumada solutions leveraging IT, OT (Operational Technology) and products. Hitachi operates under the business structure of “Digital Systems & Services” - supporting our customers’ digital transformation; “Green Energy & Mobility” - contributing to a decarbonized society through energy and railway systems, and “Connective Industries” - connecting products through digital technology to provide solutions in various industries. Driven by Digital, Green, and Innovation, we aim for growth through co-creation with our customers. The company’s consolidated revenues for fiscal year 2022 (ended March 31, 2023) totaled 10,881.1 billion yen, with 696 consolidated subsidiaries and approximately 320,000 employees worldwide. For more information on Hitachi, please visit the company's website at https://www.hitachi.com.


Manashwi Banerjee

Head of Communications

Hitachi Energy India Ltd