Following Brazil, Australia is the sixth largest country in the world*. Projects here pose a unique challenge as they are often in rural areas where electricity travels long distances—not to mention the extreme heat and humidity typical of the region. These factors, among others, mean operations rely on a weak grid—not the ideal way to be productive. As a result, the need for power quality solutions in Australia continues to expand.
Australia’s largest mining project** is a bauxite mine project taking place in far North Queensland. Thanks to the efforts of our partner (a major global drives manufacturer), the mine’s EPC (one of the world’s largest equipment procurement companies), has selected ADF Power Tuning to mitigate harmonics generated by the on-site drives.
Planned to finalize in late Q1 2017, we’ll keep you posted with further developments in the future.
*According to square kilometers
**At the moment
Ba Na Hills Mountain Resort is the Guinness World Record holder for the longest single rope cable car system, the heaviest cable roll, and the longest distance between stations. So how does ADF Power Tuning help maintain the power quality of the entire system at Ba Na Hills? Our partner PowerMore in Vietnam shows you how in this short video.
Ba Na Hills Technical Director adds, “Maintaining the power quality of the whole system is critical to the transportation, safety, and quality of service at Ba Na Hills.” Watch the video now to learn more.
In recent years, China has undergone rapid development—and they’re not showing any signs of slowing down, especially when it comes to investment in urban infrastructure. At the 6th China Rail-transit Forum in Zhengzhou, China on August 12-13, hundreds of designers and decision makers gathered to meet potential suppliers for the country’s extensive metro projects. We are happy to report there was significant interest in ADF Power Tuning from both visitors who were knowledgeable and those just beginning to learn about active filter technology.
“this is a very important step”
Raymond Ma was there on site to walk visitors through the advantages of our unique technology. He reports, “this is a very important step” in our expansion into the Asian market as there is increasing investment in the energy sector and therefore a growing need for low harmonic solutions in the region. We look forward to developing the relationships we started at 6th China Rail-transit Forum and playing a role in China’s continued development in the years to come.