ZEST WEG NEWS

ZEST WEG DELIVERS ITS BIGGEST MOBILE SUBSTATION YET

Leveraging its considerable in-house expertise and local manufacturing capability, Zest WEG has custom designed and manufactured a mobile substation solution for the utility of Guinea – its biggest such mobile unit yet manufactured in South Africa. The innovative 50 MVA substation, with a dual voltage of 110-60/30-20 kV, will perform a range of duties for the Utility Company of Guinea, called Electricité De Guinée, including providing emergency and standby power.

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ZEST WEG IS KEY SUPPLIER OF MOTORS AND VSDS FOR KAMOA-KAKULA

Now one of the world’s highest-grade copper mines, Kamoa-Kakula in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is installing a wide range of WEG motors and variable speed drives (VSDs) for the second phase of its development. Zest WEG has already delivered on a similar scope for the mine’s first phase, which produced its first copper concentrate on 25 May 2021.

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ZEST WEG SUPPLIES SA’S NEW GAS, HELIUM PROJECT

Zest WEG is supplying locally manufactured transformers, switchgear and substations to South Africa’s exciting onshore natural gas and helium project, Tetra4. Being developed by emerging producer Renergen near Virginia in the Free State province, the natural gas deposit reportedly contains world-beating concentrations of helium – up to 12% compared to typical levels of around 0,5%.

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TRACTION TRANSFORMERS FROM ZEST WEG FOR RAIL NETWORK

As an established supplier to South Africa’s rail sector, Zest WEG will be supplying specialised traction transformers for new substations serving rail lines in Gauteng and the Western Cape. A total of eight 6MVA units will be delivered by the end of October 2021.

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