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FirstEnergy installs four massive transformers in Frederick

5/26/2015 FirstEnergy

 USA, Maryland: FirstEnergy Corp. is expanding a transmission substation in Frederick, Maryland, to accommodate new voltage-regulating equipment designed to help reinforce the electric system, support load growth and enhance service reliability in Potomac Edison's service area.

The $34 million project includes the installation of specialized voltage-regulating equipment, including four massive power transformers weighing about 80 tons each and measuring about four metres tall by four metres wide, states the company in the press release.   

The project expected to be completed in October will benefit more than 125,000 Potomac Edison customers in Frederick city, eastern Frederick County, and western Montgomery County.

Source: FirstEnergy