12 January 2022 | 4 minutes.

The case for ‘design-for-recycling’ of electrical transformers


Bruno de Wachter
Freelance engineer, copywriter and consultant

Bruno de Wachter, Freelance engineer, copywriter and consultant

With their high economic value and substantial metal content, most medium-power transformers score highly in terms of recyclability. But not every type of transformer follows the same route at end-of-life. With increasing attention on the circular economy in European policy-making, recyclability is likely to become a decisive factor when choosing between different transformer types and design options.

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For more details on the results of this assessment, visit Leonardo Energy here.