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Končar strengthens its position in the Swedish market

Sweden, Stockholm: In late September, KONČAR – Power Plant and Electric Traction Engineering signed an inaugural contract for Vattenfall Eldistribution AB.

The contract with the Swedish distribution system operator, worth $9.8 M (HRK 63 M), was signed by Ivan Tomšić, Member of KONČAR – Power Plant and Electric Traction Engineering (KET) Management Board.

The scope of the project is a very complex reconstruction of the 130 kV plant at the transformer station TS 220/130/70/20 kV Finnslatten in Västerås, near the Swedish capital of Stockholm.

This contract is the result of three years of focused performance and sales activities of KET in the Swedish market through market analysis and complex pre-qualification procedures with key customers, while serious bidding commenced late last year.

The project, which is to be completed in mid-2023, includes a complex intervention of replacing the outdoor air-shielded 70 kV plant with a new 130 kV plant. The sophisticated reconstruction will be carried out in 11 phases, and it includes preparation of the design documentation, supply and replacement of HV primary equipment, secondary equipment, auxiliary systems, construction of a new control building, as well as necessary construction works and functional tests, commissioning and maintenance during the warranty period. Additionally, the contract provides for the procurement and laying of 145 kV cables and other equipment for the purpose of connecting a priority customer with along a 4 km route.

Growing activities in the Swedish market have been certainly boosted by the latest selection of KET as the most favourable bidder for the project of reconstruction of secondary protection, management and SCADA systems for the Swedish transmission system operator Svenska Kraftnät. This very advanced and reputable project for the reconstruction of secondary systems at 400 kV and 220 kV transformer stations assures the quality, professionalism and expertise of the company’s employees in sales and realization of sophisticated projects in the EU market.

 

Source: KONČAR Group