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New 75 MVA power transformer delivered to Żydowo

Poland, Łódź: R&S ZREW has delivered a transformer to a pumped storage power plant in Poland, ESP Żydowo, managed by Energa OZE S.A., part of ORLEN Group.

ESP Żydowo is located in the northern part of the country, close to the Baltic Sea. It is the first pumped storage power plant built in Poland and the only one using two natural water reservoirs to operate – Kamienne Lake and Kwiecko Lake, with an altitude difference 82 m.

R&S ZREW delivered 75 MVA unit to support one of the generator set and secure continuous delivery of the energy while it is being produced. Two other 75 MVA transformers were delivered and installed in 2019.

The transformer is specified at 121/10.5 kV with on-load voltage regulation. The scope of works included delivery, on-site assembly, circuits and cell adaptation.

ESP Żydowo, owned by Energa OZE S.A. (part of ORLEN Group), is the fourth biggest pumped and storage power plant in Poland with an installed rated power of 167 MW (three turbine / generator sets).

R&S ZREW is part of the Swiss-based R&S Group, a leading provider in selected niches for power products. ZREW is a leading Polish manufacturer of 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.


Source: R&S Group