Earlier this month, with the support of EPC firm Prelchim, CEZ Romania completed the first ACCC conductor installation in Craiova, Romania. CEZ Romania is a distribution company, established in 2005, after acquiring the assets of Electrica Oltenia SA. CEZ Romania selected 248.8 mm^2 (491 kcmil) Gdankz size ACCC conductor to increase the capacity of their hydro-based 100 kV Craiova – DIF transmission line,
Andrea Michele Sacripanti, Vice President for CTC Global stated: “We are very proud of this important achievement in Romania and will continue to support CEZ as they strive to increase line capacity, reduce line losses and develop a more efficient and robust transmission grid in their region.”
Craiova is situated near the east bank of the Jiu River in south west Romania. Craiova is a longstanding political center, and is located at approximately equal distance from the Southern Carpathians (to the north) and the River Danube (to the south).