Transformer Hire Solution: Advancing offshore wind technologies for ORE Catapult

ORE Catapult Case Study | Slaters Electricals

The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult is the UK’s leading technology innovation and research centre for offshore renewable energy. The company needed a power transformer quickly as part of a major research and development project to advance next generation offshore wind technologies. ORE Catapult has partnered with GE Renewable Energy on the five-year project to…

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Working with a “Killer” (Electricity)

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In this article Slaters Electricals’ Operations Manager, David Kerr, reflects on the age-old anecdote and the hard work that all of our workforce put in to ensure this will never apply. A colleague was recently recounting an incident from his early days working on a high voltage electrical site, when an experienced engineer pulled him…

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11kV Switchboard supply & install for UK Production Facility

11kV Switchboard supply & install for UK Production Facility

Slaters Electricals have recently completed an 11kV switchgear replacement project on an urgent turn around for a global manufacturer in the food and agriculture sector. When one of their key production facilities in the UK suffered a catastrophic failure to one of their onsite 11kV switchboards they turned to Slaters for assistance. Slaters provided a timely,…

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Eco Transformer for Anaerobic Digestion Plant

Eco Transformer for Anaerobic Digestion Plant

Slaters Ecopower generates benefits for food waste energy converter. A company that operates an anaerobic digester to convert food waste into renewable energy has specified the latest in EU Ecodesign compliant transformer technology to boost power capacity. Local Generation Ltd has installed a new 2.5MVA ecopower Tier I compliant HV distribution transformer from Slaters Electricals…

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Tata Steel – VIM Furnace Project

Tata Steel - VIM Furnace Project

Slaters Electricals have been working alongside Tata Steel as part of their £15 million VIM furnace project at their Stocksbridge site near to Sheffield. The project is part of a larger £80 million investment by Tata, and includes the design and build of a VIM (Vacuum Induction Melting) furnace at the steel works site. Stocksbridge…

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Cargill Meats – HV Installation and Maintenance

Cargill Meats – HV Installation and Maintenance

The continuous work from Cargill Meats confirms their confidence in a positive relationship with staff at Slaters spanning 10 years. The food processing company’s electrical distribution system from 11,000 volts through to 415 volts transformers, switchgear and cabling has been supplied, installed and maintained across several sites within the Hereford and Wolverhampton area. Cargill’s electrical…

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Emergency call out – International Hotel Chain

Emergency call out – International Hotel Chain

One of the world’s largest international hotel chain expects the highest standards and 100% smooth operations. When the electricity supply failed at one hotel, on one of the busiest weekends of the year, Slaters Electricals was brought on board fast, to re-instate the power supply and locate the source of the problem as quickly as possible.  Crucially,…

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Alkane Energy LV & HV Installation

Alkane Energy LV & HV Installation

Slaters is celebrating 8 years of a close working relationship with rapidly growing renewables company, Alkane Energy. We were tasked with providing and installing all electricals from HV through to switchgear and control cabling, and from substation to grid. We also provided bespoke electrical projects from start to finish across more than 20 sites in…

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