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HV disconnectors for ČEPS

Plzeň, Czech Republic, December 2021 – More than 120 horizontal, vertical, and pantograph disconnectors for ČEPS – the main transmission system operator in the Czech Republic. The 245 kV and 420 kV disconnectors produced by R&S SERW will be delivered to the Kočín, Dětmarovice, Čechy střed, Prosenice, Opočínek, and Neznášov substations.

Details of ordered devices:

  • 420 kV, 4000 A, 63 kA, 1-phase horizontal disconnectors with motor drives (54 pcs)
  • 420 kV, 3150 A, 50 kA, 1-phase horizontal disconnectors with motor drives (24 pcs)
  • 420 kV, 4000 A, 63 kA, 1-phase vertical and pantograph disconnectors with motor drives (12 pcs)
  • 420 kV, 3150 A, 50 kA, 1-phase vertical and pantograph disconnectors with motor drives (33 pcs)
  • 420 kV, 50 (63) kA earthing switches with motor drives (12 pcs)
  • 245 kV, 2000 A, 40 kA, 1-phase horizontal disconnectors with motor drives

Some specifications of the project:

  • Scope of work at the site: adjustment and putting into service
  • Installation site: substations Kočín, Dětmarovice, Čechy střed, Prosenice, Opočínek, and Neznášov
  • Ordered: Q4 2021
  • Scheduled delivery: Q2–Q4 2022
  • Project volume: 71.322.280 CZK

The challenge in the implementation of this order will be the precise timing of all stages of the project: production planning and control, transportation by a shipping company, and cooperation with an installation company.

Reconstruction of substations will be in time stages which means SERW will also deliver disconnectors for the next stages.

About ČEPS
ČEPS is the main transmission system operator in the Czech Republic. The company is responsible for the maintenance and upgrade of 42 substations as well as 5,644 km of transmission lines.

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.