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New frame contract from ČEPS

Plzeň, Czech Republic, February 2022 – The new frame contract for delivery of 420 kV disconnectors and earthing switches was signed by ČEPS and R&S SERW. ČEPS is the main transmission system operator in the Czech Republic and a longtime customer of R&S SERW. It is another frame contract signed by both companies, this time for deliveries in 2022–2024.

Some specifications of the project and ordered devices:

  • Frame contract from 2022–2024
  • Total volume over 3 million euros
  • 420 kV 1-phase horizontal disconnectors with/without earthing switches
  • 420 kV 1-phase pantograph disconnectors
  • 420 kV 1-phase vertical disconnectors
  • 420 kV 1-phase earthing switches

The technical specifications of the disconnectors and earthing switches and the arrangement of the devices will be tailored according to the end user’s requirements.

“The continuous cooperation between the maintenance and service departments of ČEPS and R&S SERW is very beneficial for both companies and allows us to meet the requirements of our customers”, stated Pavel Chalus, Sales Director at R&S SERW.

For the R&S Group, successful cooperation with customers such as ČEPS is very important from the perspective of further deliveries to other European transmission system operators.

About ČEPS
ČEPS is the main transmission system operator in the Czech Republic. The company is responsible for the maintenance and upgrade of 44 substations as well as 5,691 km of transmission lines (400 kV and 220 kV).

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.