R&S ZREW supports green energy generation with transformer delivery to hydropower plant in Rożnów
Łódź, Poland, July 2021 – R&S ZREW has produced and delivered another transformer for TAURON Ekoenergia sp. z o.o. A 16 MVA unit has been installed and commissioned in hydropower plant (HPP) in Rożnów.
HPP Rożnów, having four independent hydro unit generators with 14.5 MW rated power each, is located in the southern part of Poland on the Dunajec river. A dam and power plant construction was finished there in the 1940’s. This project protected the neighbouring area from frequent dangerous floods.
This is already the third unit delivered to HPP Rożnów by R&S ZREW. Two previous units were installed and commissioned in recent years. There are further plans to modernise a fourth power block, and the delivery of new a transformer is expected to take place by the end of this year.
- Transformer specification: 16 MVA (121/6.3KV) with off-load voltage regulation
- Place of delivery: HPP Rożnów
- Scope of work: production and delivery of new transformer; on-site assembly, adaptation of preliminary and secondary circuits, including instrument transformers and surge arresters.
About HPP Rożnów (TAURON Ekoenergia sp. z o.o.)
HPP Rożnów is part of the HPP group – Elektrownie Wodne Kraków, which includes (on top of Rożnów itself) five other hydropower plants. All HPPs are owned and maintained by TAURON Ekoenergia, part of one of the largest Polish energy groups – TAURON.
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.