Topics Covered

Overview of substation fire and environmental requirements based on IEC 61936

  • Fire requirement, why is it important, causes of fire scenarios, mitigation methods,
  • Environmental requirement, containment and bunding

Ester features impacting substation design and layout

Substation savings when using ester liquid in transformers – case studies

Learning objectives

  • To learn basics of fire safety requirements in substations
  • To learn basics of liquid containment requirements in substations
  • To be introduced to ester features which impact substation design allowing innovative solutions
  • To review case studies as practical demonstrations


Muhammad Daghrah, Applications Engineer, M&I Materials


Muhammad Daghrah received B.Eng. degree in electrical engineering from Birzeit University, Palestine, in 2010, where he worked for two years as a Teaching Assistant. He also finished M.Sc. degree in electrical power systems engineering from The University of Manchester in 2013. He was awarded in 2017 his Ph.D. from The University of Manchester and he is specialized in transformer thermal modelling. He then joined M&I Materials Ltd as an Applications Engineer specializing in the application of alternative liquids in transformers.


  • Non TIC member - Cost $60.0 AUD (incl GST)            
  • $54.55 (AUD) for international (no GST) .
  • TIC members - Free                                                      



About Australasian Transformer Innovation Centre webinar series

The Australasian Transformer Innovation Centre (TIC) will deliver a number of webinars in 2022. Our Continuing Professional Development courses are designed to fill the training gaps for personnel working in electrical utilities, generation, renewables, mining oil and gas, manufacturers and service staff

These webinars will typically be 1 hour to 4 hours long, and offer great learning outcomes at low cost.

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