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Delgaz Grid: Investment worth 4.3 mln. euro for the modernization of the Vicov, Suceava station

28 June 2022

The transformer station (110/20kV) of Vicov, Suceava County, will be modernized by replacing high and medium voltage equipment and integrating them into SCADA (remote data control and acquisition), Delgaz Grid announced. Also, the 110 kV Vicov – Rădăuți power line will be modernized over a length of 17 km and new connections will be made between Vicov, Rădăuți and Egger stations to increase supply safety.

The main objectives of the works are to take over the energy produced from renewable resources in safe conditions of SEN (National Energy System) operation, reduce own technological consumption (CPT), improve the performance indicators of the electricity distribution service, respectively the technical quality parameters. of distributed energy and continuity indicators in the power supply.

The quality of the distribution service will be improved for about 18,000 users connected to the facilities included in the project.

The total value of the project is of about 21.4 million lei (4.3 million euros), including VAT. The investment is co-financed with approximately 12 million lei (about 2.4 million euros) from the European Regional Development Fund REACT-EU (through POIM 2014-2020, Priority Axis 6: Promoting clean energy and energy efficiency in order to support an emission economy low carbon), and the difference of over 9.3 million lei (VAT included) is the contribution of Delgaz Grid.

Accessing European funding sources is a priority for Delgaz Grid in order to achieve the objectives of modernizing and digitizing the electricity distribution infrastructure. At this moment, the company has in different stages of implementation 8 projects, worth about 205 million lei (about 41.9 million euros) without VAT, with co-financing of 152 million lei (about 31.1 million. euro).

Three projects, which involve the modernization in order to take over the electricity produced from renewable resources of three transformer stations in Iași county, five transformer stations in Vaslui county, two in Botoșani county and one in Suceava county are currently in different phases of implementation.

Two other projects, aimed at modernizing the distribution network and installing 10,000 smart meters for consumers, are underway in the municipalities of Iași and Suceava.

Also, two European-funded projects are being implemented, one of which pursues the digital skills of staff, and the other aims at cyber security objectives.

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