International Tender of the Electricity Authority of Cyprus for: “Elimination of PCBs from the insulating oil of distribution transformers”. In the 1997 Sea Marconi awarded the tender for decontaminate 520 transformers.
Nameplate data of transformers:
Power max [KVA]: 10-1000
Oil mass contaminated [Kg]: 94.000
PCB max [mg/Kg]: 15.000
PCB target [mg/Kg]: < 10
Solution Sea Marconi
Solution: Dehalogenation treatment (CDP Process®) in order to remove PCBs from the oils and the transformers.
The CDP Process by Sea Marconi allowed to Cypriot authorities to save about $ 2 million compared to the alternative solution (purchase of new oil, change the oil contaminated and its incineration).