In 2010, the company ČEZ, a.s. has launched an unique Smart Region project in cooperation with the town of Vrchlabi. In the framework of this project ČEZ, a.s. will equip roughly 4.5 thousands of households and enterprises with the "smart" meters of energy, infrastructure for electro-mobility, install elements of the automation and monitoring distribution network till the year of 2015.
Through the installations of smart meters ČEZ, a.s. tests new concept of management of consumption and production of electricity. In Vrchlabi, there will be installed elements of automation and monitoring of distribution network at the level of networks of low and high voltage and distributing stations, which allows to redirect the flow of energy in case of power blackout. The other component of the project is to develop infrastructure for electro mobiles.
ČEZ, a.s. will set up several charging stations and provide the city with several electric vehicles.
cost saving, effectivity, developing infrastructure for electromobility
4,5 thousands of housholds and enterprises will benefit
energy efficiency and saving, CO2 emmission reduction