Transformer oil spill costs electricity distributor £61,000

Electricity utility Swalec has been convicted for a spillage of transformer oil which affected more than 140 water birds. An incorrectly installed separator directed oil into a surface water drain after thieves broke into a substation to steal copper components from a transformer.

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