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Managing summer peak demand fluctuations in Croatia

With peak loads in the summer tourist season nearly double those of the off-season, Croatia’s distribution system operator HEP – ODS d.o.o., Elektrodalmacija Split faces significant challenges to safeguard network security and satisfy the necessary n-1 criteria. Renowned for their superior performance, efficiency and versatility, Lamifil’s industry-leading ACCC conductors were chosen to increase the capacity […]

Helping Serbia reach its renewable energy targets

Given that the majority of the line connecting Serbia’s Košava with Alibunar dates back to 1966, it comes as little surprise that it was no longer up to the task of distributing the power generated by the latter’s new 42MW wind farm. In choosing Lamifil’s state-of-the-art ACCC Helsinki conductor for the reconductoring project, Elektromreža Srbije […]

Preparing RTE’s Avelin-Gavrelle overhead system for power transmission growth

Lamifil has made a successful bid to supply critical components for the upgrade of RTE’s Avelin-Gavrelle power line in northern France. First commissioned in 1963, the existing line is at the limit of its power transmission capacity, leaving the region potentially vulnerable to blackouts. To meet the needs of the line for many years to […]

Lamifil introduces innovative catenary wire alloys at Innotrans 2018

Rail operators need to be adaptive and innovative to reduce energy losses and their ecological footprint, while increasing the reliability of their rail systems. At Innotrans 2018, Lamifil is introducing innovative alloys for catenary wires, to address these modern rail challenges. Meet PowerFil, ThermoFil and CuMg UHC. Innovation to create reliable and sustainable railway grids […]

Lamifil addresses climatic loads at Cigré Exhibition 2018

Paris, August 26, 2018 Weather impact on overhead lines affects the reliability of electricity distribution and transmission worldwide. At the Cigré Exhibition in Paris, from August 26-31 2018, Lamifil will focus on the issues of climatic loads and grid capacity, presenting its new GAP+ and ACCC ICE+ conductors on level 1, booth 140.   The […]

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First ACCC conductor installed in Romania

Power distribution company CEZ Romania has recently completed an overhead line upgrade in Craiova, using the efficient and lightweight ACCC conductor for the first time in Romania. Lamifil supplied the conductor for the project, which was commissioned in collaboration with Prelchim. The primary challenge for CEZ Romania was to increase the capacity of their hydro-based […]

Lamifil connects Ethiopian regions with catenary wires

The Ethiopian Railways Corporation (ERC) is currently engaged in constructing an entirely new line that will connect the north of the country with the existing Addis Ababa – Djibouti railway. Lamifil has been chosen to supply all catenary wires for the 392km line. The Awash-Kombolcha-Hara Gebaya Project is of high economic and social importance to […]

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Lamifil breaks the ice load with new HTLS conductors

Climatic conditions have a major impact on overhead transmission and distribution lines. Conductor design and choice play a vital role in addressing this challenge. Lamifil has developed new High-Temperature Low-Sag (HTLS) conductors that address ice loading and capacity challenges at the same time. Meet the GAP+ and ACCC ICE+.   Addressing capacity and reliability challenges […]

Lamifil chosen for paraguay’s electricity grid upgrade

Lamifil chosen for Paraguay’s electricity grid upgrade

Maximising capacity, reliability and cost-efficiency for ANDE Lamifil won the largest contract so far to upgrade several 220kv and 66kv lines for Administración Nacional de Electricidad (ANDE), Paraguay’s national electricity supplier. The choice for Lamifil was based on its proven experience and the superior performance characteristics of its market-leading composite core conductors. The project promises […]