Client Major bakery plant

Location Singapore

Sectors Food and drinks



Recovering power while racing against time to keep vital production rolling

Disaster struck in the late hours at a local bakery facility, when its HV transformer malfunctioned, leaving the entire facility without power. 

The facility supplies a large amount and variety of different bread in the market place. Every hour of non-production could mean potential loss of profits and a lowered reputation. 

The customer’s key objective- to get production back on track ASAP – was our key objective too, and we needed to act quickly to make sure we achieved it.


Project fact file

2 Hours

For equipment deployment on site

7 Hours

For power to restore after first call to Aggreko

20,000 Loaves of bread

Produced per hour in bakery plant



On site within 30 minutes and power switched on within 7 hours

The late hour did not affect our response time - our team swung into action right after the electrical contractor servicing the bakery plant called and we arrived on-site within 30 minutes.

We devised a solution after a swift assessment, so we installed one 1250 kVA generator to get power back on site and a subsequent 800 kVA generator as our team deemed additional capacity was required to share the load. 

The equipment was also armed with our proprietary remote monitoring (Aggreko Remote Monitoring) tool, allowing us to adapt to changes along the way as the project progresses.


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Production loss minimised and local reputation maintained thanks to rapid response

We delivered beyond expectations to get the production facility back on line within 7 hours and mitigate any potential production backlog and monetary losses. 

Our swift deployment and action gave both customers, the electrical contractor and bakery plant, a stamp of confidence, and they definitely knew who to turn to if the worst should happen again.


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