Transelectrica completed an investment of over 60 million lei, to strengthen national energy security: Upgrading of the Hășdat power station
Transelectrica announced it completed the refurbishment process of the 220/110 kV Hășdat transformation power station (Hunedoara county), an investment of over 60 million lei, made from own funds.
The works, started in 2018, were executed by the Siemens Energy SRL Association – SC Tempos Serv SRL, the leader of the association being Siemens Energy SRL.
The inauguration ceremony of the refurbished station took place in the presence of members of the Company’s Board of Directors and members of the Company’s Supervisory Board, central and local officials, the Chancellery of the Prime Minister, Hunedoara County Prefecture and Hunedoara City Hall, as well as specialists from contracting companies. collaborators.
The refurbishment of the 220/110 kV Hăşdat substation, put into operation in 1970, aimed to bring the installations to a level of safety and reliability corresponding to the area in terms of energy, by using modern technologies used worldwide. The investment will help increase the quality of energy transmission service and increase the safety of consumers connected to the electricity transmission network.
The refurbishment of the 220 kV and 110 kV voltage levels creates the premises for reducing maintenance costs, as well as for remote monitoring and diagnosis of equipment. The 220/110 kV Hăşdat substation is an important substation within the National Energy System and especially for the central area of Transylvania and the Jiu Valley, considering that it ensures the supply of 110/20 kV substations, managed by the electricity distributor, stations that feed extremely important consumers in the area. Also, at the level of 220 kV, the system takes over the energy produced by the Retezat Hydroelectric Power Plant, belonging to Hidroelectrica.
The refurbishment of the 220/110 kV Power Transformation Station is part of an extensive investment plan for the modernization and development of the electric transmission network, with a value of approximately 5 billion lei for the next 10 years. The National Electricity Transmission Company Transelectrica SA manages and operates a network of over 9,000 kilometers of high voltage overhead power lines (400 kV, 220 kV and 110 kV) and 81 transformer power stations throughout the country.