Efacec, through its subsidiary Efacec Contracting Central Europe, based in Vienna, the capital of Austria, has just won an important EPC call for tender relating to three 150 kV high-voltage substations, for the Greek Public Power Corporation SA (PPC).
This turn key project , amounting to 11.2 M € and with an implementation period of 26 months, includes the supply of Power Transformers, Automation and Medium Voltage Switchgear manufactured by the Efacec Group which will equip the Epidavros, Pyrgos and Aiginio substations. The first two substations are located in the south part of Greece, in the Greek Peloponnese, in cities with the same names (Epidavros and Pyrgos). The third one is located in the North region of Greece, at Aiginio (a city located close to the second largest city of the country, Thessaloniki).
The PPC national Utility for Power Transmission in Greece, is responsible for the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity throughout the country, with an installed capacity of 12,760 MW and an annual turnover, in 2009, of 6,000 million Euros .
By this contract, the total volume of orders achieved by the Efacec Group in Greece in 2010 amounts already to € 20 million. In the first half of the year, the company had already supplied, also to PPC, Medium Voltage cells and SCADA Automation systems for the management of electrical distribution network in the region of Attica, which includes Athens.
This major order reinforces the presence of Efacec in different fields of activity in Central Europe, one of the strategic markets for the company's international growth.