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Welcome to CWIEME News 038!
This week in the news we are delighted to share an article from our Knowledge Partner PTR on the Dry-Type Transformers Market. We also cover the launch of Hitachi Energy;the creation of a Research Centre for the design of electric motors; a warning from Volkswagen’s CEO around the potential impact of delays in shift to EV’s; and how General Motors are looking to secure the SiC supply chain. Finally, we feature an interview with Randy Williams, Development Manager at North American Substation Services.
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Dry-Type Transformers Market - Renewables & Regulations Driving Growth
According to Power Technology Research, the global distribution transformers market accounted for USD 7.32 billion in 2020. APAC held the largest market share of 49% (in terms of revenue).The APAC region was followed by North America (20%) and Europe (13%).
Hitachi Energy goes live
The global technology and market leader in power grids is committed to advancing a sustainable energy future for all. Further to its press release on 1 July 2021, the global technology leader just announced its evolution to Hitachi Energy.
Interview with Randy Williams, Development Manager at North American Substation Services
Randy Williams is Business Development Manager at North American Substation Services (NASS), the largest independent provider of substation services in the USA. His career includes 38 years with ABB where he gained extensive experience with bushings.
GM looks to secure SiC supply chain
General Motors and semiconductor specialist Wolfspeed have signed a strategic supplier agreement to develop and provide silicon carbide power device solutions for GM’s future electric vehicle programs. GM hopes that Wolfspeed’s silicon carbide devices will enable it to install more efficient EV propulsion systems.
Volkswagen CEO warns a delay in shift to electric vehicles could cost 30,000 jobs
Volkswagen's CEO Herbert Diess told a supervisory board meeting in September that the company could lose 30,000 jobs if it transitioned too slowly to electric vehicles (EVs), two sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Wednesday, due to competition from new entrants to Germany's market, like Tesla.
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A New Research Centre on Electric Motors
Due to the funds coming from the RRNP and from structural funds, Turin Polytechnics will collaborate with the Municipality of Pianezza in the creation of a Research Centre for the design of electric motors.