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Huge greenhouses and fresh vegetables all year round

Łódź, Poland, February 2021 R&S ZREW has delivered a transformer for one of the largest Polish companies producing greenhouse vegetables – The Corporation of Horticultural Production “Siechnice”, part of the Citronex Group.

There are almost 50 hectares of greenhouses in Siechnice, where a favourable climate for the cultivation of healthy and tasty tomatoes all year round has been created. To make this possible, vegetables are illuminated by 100 W lamps per square meter of greenhouse.

Electricity is charged from a nearby power plant. The transformer, which is manufactured by R&S ZREW, is located there.

Details of the order:

  • Transformer specification: 63 MVA (115/21 kV)
  • Place of delivery: The Corporation of Horticultural Production “Siechnice”
  • Scope of work: production, transport on site and assembly of the transformer.
  • Date of delivery: end of 2020

In the greenhouses, are used only natural means of cultivation, and the inflorescences are pollinated by bumblebees.

About The Corporation of Horticultural Production “Siechnice”:
The CHP “Siechnice” has been growing tomatoes and cucumbers in greenhouses since 1980. The company is part of Citronex Group, a Polish company that employs over 1,000 people and operates in the following industries: fruits and vegetables production, transportation and forwarding, petrol stations and truck washes, hotels and restaurants.

About R&S ZREW:
R&S  ZREW is part of the Swiss-based R&S Group, a leading provider in selected niches for power products. ZREW is a leading Polish manufacturer of oil-immersed transformers with power ratings up to 120 MVA. The portfolio includes transformers for power stations, heat and power plants, wind farms, distribution networks as well as special and furnace transformers.