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Efacec Group has announced that its Efacec Power Transformer facility in Rincon, Ga., has completed, and is shipping, what the company says is the largest electrical transformer made in the U.S. in the last 20 years.

The 230 KV 900 MVA Generator Step-Up (GSU) shell transformer weighs 804,000 pounds and is capable of supplying power to a midsize city. GSU transformers are used to increase the voltage of electricity that generators produce to the appropriate levels for transmission to areas serving consumers. On Feb. 27, the GSU was placed on a special railcar that is 200 feet long and departed for a large U.S. investor-owned electric utility.




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