Vitkov Substation is a 420kV substation located in Vitkov, Moravian Silesian, Czech Republic.

The Vitkov Substation project’s construction has begun in 2019. The works are expected to be commissioned in 2021.

Description

Vitkov Substation project, which is a new substation, will be operated by CEPS .

The designed voltage level of the substation is 420kV and the operating voltage level is 420kV.

The step-in voltage of the project is 420kV.

Vitkov Substation project development status

The development of the Vitkov Substation project was approved by The Energy Regulatory Office in 2019. The project is expected to be commissioned in 2021. Approximately $39.4m was financed by the authorities to undertake the construction works of the project.

About CEPS

CEPS A.S. (CEPS) is a state-controlled electric utility that develops, operates and maintains the Czech transmission system. It is responsible for balancing the supply of electricity with demand. CEPS transmits electricity from generators to distributors in the domestic market, or exports to/imports from abroad. The company is also responsible for allocating the available transfer capacity on international cross-border power lines through auctions. Its dispatch control services include operational planning, real-time control and operational evaluation. The company is responsible for developing the transmission system to meet the future electricity demand.

Methodology

All publicly-announced T&D Line & Substation projects included in this analysis are drawn from GlobalData’s Power IC. The information regarding the projects is sourced through secondary information sources such as country specific utility players, company news and reports, statistical organisations, regulatory body, government planning reports and their publications and is further validated through primary from various stakeholders such as power utility companies, consultants, energy associations of respective countries, government bodies and professionals from leading players in the power sector.