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Strategic Business Areas


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Exports

Winder Power exports around 20% of its services and products. The company can respond quickly to any requirements right across the globe. Whether it be commissioning a distribution transformer in Azerbaijan or supplying a power transformer to Singapore. Winder Power have the export capability to deliver a world-class product and service.

 


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Winder Power has been a supply partner to water utilities, including Yorkshire Water, for a number of years, responsible for carrying out maintenance on its 11kV network. Thames Water has also placed an 8 year term contract with Winder Power for the supply of transformers up to 8MVA and the company has undertaken several projects with many of the “tier one” suppliers contracted to the UK’s water utilities.

 


The_Leadenhall_Building_71Retail

Winder Power has worked on several transformer projects in the retail sector with both Tesco and Sainsburys. The ability to meet tight deadlines was paramount to securing these retail contracts to minimise store disruption. Winder Power was also chosen to supply the transformers for the prestigious Leadenhall development in London.


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The rise in renewable energy via wind farms, solar, biomass and hydro has resulted in the need for transformers to connect to the grid. Winder Power has worked on wind farms throughout the UK and recently installed a 24/30MVA at Withernwick which connected the 33kV turbines to the 66kV grid. Winder Power has also provided smaller auxiliary transformers to SSE for connection of Hydro schemes in Scotland.

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Train-NetworksRail Networks

The upgrade of the rail network infrastructure has necessitated the need for more power and distribution transformers, manufactured to exacting standards. Winder Power has worked closely with Network Rail and London Underground on several technically challenging projects and supplied over 60 units to Birse for the Cross Tunnel Rail Link, some of which had to be short circuit tested.


DSC_0030_10062Power Stations

Winder Power recently supplied a 54MVA to Drax Power Station, the largest coal fired power station in Western Europe. This unit is one of the largest transformers of its size to be installed at a UK power station and complements the work already carried out at other power stations in the UK, namely Fiddlers Ferry, Ferrybridge, Rugeley and Ffestiniog.


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Oil & Gas

The Oil and Gas industry is a heavy user of power and hence has a significant requirement for transformers. Safety is paramount in this sector as is reliability. Winder Power has been the first choice for many oil and gas industries including Ineos, Air Products and BHP Biliton.


Southwark Bridge Nightscape and the CityIndustrial Services

As a leading industrial nation many of our customers draw their power at very high voltages.  We have a very proud history of manufacturing large industrial services transformers for some of the leading industrial customers in the UK and beyond. The Industrial sector offers a large market to Winder Power because of the diversity of requirements. One of the company’s key strengths is the ability to offer bespoke designed transformers in a very short lead-time. Recently Winder Power has supplied specially designed transformers to Balfour Beatty, Tata Steel and Kier Construction.


winter snow surrounding Ferrybridge coal powered power station Yorkshire UKPower Utilities

Winder Power have term contracts with power utilities. 3 DNO’s – SSE, Northern Ireland Electricity and ENW, for the supply of primary transformers. The company also works closely with the other 4 DNO’s – WPD, UK Power Networks, Scottish Power and Northern PowerGrid particularly on the refurbishment of existing assets, an option that can prolong the assets life at a reduced cost.

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