Two additional power transformers for AST, Latvia

Łódź, Poland, October 2020 – R&S ZREW continues its successful cooperation with Augstsprieguma tikls AS (AST), an independent transmission system operator in the Republic of Latvia. Currently, ten power transformers manufactured in the R&S ZREW factory in Łódź are already in operation in Latvia. In 2021, two more units will be delivered.

According to the recently signed contract with the Latvian company AST, the delivery of two more units is planned for 2021. The transformers will be installed at two different substations.

Some specifications of the project:

  • Substation “Dagda” – transformer 10 MVA (115/21 kV)
  • Substation “TEC-2” – transformer 25 MVA (115/21/10,5 kV)
  • Delivery in 2021

“AST is a customer with high but clearly defined technical and quality standards. I believe that in the several years of our cooperation, we have been diligently doing our homework and we have earned the customers trust”, states Robert Szperna, project manager at R&S ZREW.

The export of power transformers is one of the main focuses for R&S ZREW. Up to now, transformers manufactured in Łódź have been delivered to ten different European countries: Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Scotland, Slovakia and Spain. However, the main and the most important market remains the domestic market Poland.

About AST
AS Augstsprieguma tikls (AST) is an independent transmission system operator in the Republic of Latvia, engaged in providing electric power transmission network services and ensuring the balancing and stability within the transmission network. The electric power transmission network consists of interconnected networks and equipment, including cross-border connections with voltages of and above 110kV, which are used to transmit electric power from the producers of electric power to the relevant distribution network or end-users.

About R&S ZREW
ZREW Transformatory is part of the Swiss-based R&S Group, a leading provider of electrical infrastructure products in key markets. The Polish company, based in Łódź, manufactures 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.