110 kV Disconnectors and Earthing Switches for Substation Lehrte-Ahlten in Germany

Plzeň, Czech Republic, September 2020 – For the end-user Avacon Netz GmbH, R&S SERW will manufacture a total of 59 high voltage disconnectors and 9 earthing switches. The products will be delivered to the substation Lehrte-Ahlten in Germany.

The substation Lehrte-Ahlten is located in the East of Hannover. The 110 kV and 220 kV plant is an important node in the German interconnected grid. The Mehrum and Landesbergen power stations and the City of Hannover are connected to the substation.

Some specifications of the project:

  • 36 pcs 110 kV, 1250 A, 40 kA/1s horizontal disconnectors
  • 8 pcs 110 kV, 2500 A, 40 kA/1s horizontal disconnectors
  • 15 pcs 110 kV, 4000 A, 40 kA/1s horizontal disconnectors
  • 9 pcs 110 kV, 40 kA/1s earthing switches
  • Order placed in August 2020
  • Delivery in December 2020 and October 2021

The disconnectors and earthing switches will be delivered in two stages. In the first stage a total of 7 trucks will be loaded. In the second stage the rest of the products will be loaded onto 5 trucks.

About Avacon Netz GmbH
Avacon Netz GmbH is the regional network operator in Lower Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt, Hesse and North Rhine-Westphalia. The company, which is part of the E.ON Group, ensures a secure energy supply around the clock for local authorities, industry, commerce and households. With more than 85,000 km of electricity and gas networks, Avacon Netz GmbH integrates more than 19 billion kilowatt-hours of renewable energy every year.

About R&S SERW
R&S SERW is part of the Swiss-based R&S Group, a leading provider of electrical infrastructure products in key markets. Founded in 1993 from the Skoda factory, R&S 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, R&S SERW is a competent and reliable partner for customers all over the world.