Successful FAT of 420kV disconnectors for Slovakia

Plzeň, Czech Republic, June 2019 – The company SERW successfully passed a Factory Acceptance Test, short FAT, of 420 kV disconnectors for the project Podunajské Biskupice in Slovakia. A total of 48 disconnectors and earthing switches were delivered to the end user SEPS, the main Slovakian TSO.

Successful FAT of 420kV disconnectors for Slovakia

The FAT was performed with the presence of the customer Alter Energo and with the presence of the end user SEPS. Both confirmed the outstanding design and the fulfilled parameters. The technical solution as well as the competitive price were the two main drivers for the award of the project.

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  • Some specifications about the project:
    • 30 pantograph disconnectors 420 kV
    • 9 vertical disconnectors 420 kV
    • 9 earthing switches 420 kV
    • 400.000 Euro project value
    • Delivered in May 2019

  • “The successful FAT will open up great chances for SERW to deliver disconnectors to the next planned projects of SEPS for the substations Rimavská Sobota and Bystričany”, Pavel Chalus, Sales Director SERW, stated. “The presence of SEPS representatives during the FAT was very important for us to show our professional handling and fully-equipped testing station”.

    SERW is part of the Swiss-based R&S Group, a leading provider in selected niches for power products. Founded in 1993 from the Skoda factory, SERW has developed into one of the leading switching device manufacturers in Europe. Thanks to many years of experience in the field of power products with a focus on switching devices, SERW is a competent and reliable partner for customers all over the world.