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MoU signed with Jayme da Costa to bring innovative SF6-free switchgear to the Iberian Peninsula

Updated: Nov 12, 2021

Press Release | Berlin, Germany | 06.07.2021

Nuventura has entered an MoU with Jayme da Costa (JdC) with the intent to offer customers in the Iberian Peninsula SF6-free primary gas insulated switchgears (GIS) using Nuventura's globally leading dry air technology.

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JdC is one of Portugal's main players in renewables

"We are very excited to join forces with Jayme da Costa (JdC) to offer SF6-free products that are customized to meet the local market requirements. Our GIS technology covers the medium voltage range up to 36 kV which is especially suited to growing power requirements in renewable energy installations such as solar and wind projects. This is a market that is expected to grow significantly in the years to come and we look forward to working with Jayme da Costa to deliver complete solutions to customers, based on our demonstrated technology which is available today" says Fabian Lemke, commercial director at Nuventura.

Under the MoU, Nuventura will bring extensive experience with its dry air GIS platform, supplying core technology modules as well as engineering support capabilities. Jayme da Costa will leverage its Portuguese production facility to develop the region’s first completely SF6-free 36kV GIS product which is a customized to meet the local market requirements. Jayme da Costa plans to offer the GIS as a part of its turnkey solutions for its renewable energy production and energy distribution customers.

“This partnership with Nuventura is fully in line with the strategy designed for a future JdC with an extended offer of Indoor MV Switchgear solutions based on green technologies using air as the insulation medium, discarding the use of SF6. JdC, as a key player in renewable energies, will apply intelligent and environmentally friendly technologies as a key concept in future portfolios. The Iberian Peninsula has increased its demand for 36kV networks, and this technology brings many advantages such as it being compact, maintenance-free and insensitive to ambient conditions. It is particularly suitable for renewable energy projects due to their increasing power requirements.” says Fernando Lourenço, CEO at Jayme da Costa.

About Nuventura GmbH |

Brought together by a shared vision for an efficient and sustainable global power sector, Nuventura was founded in Germany in 2017. We have since successfully developed, built and tested a pioneering “dry air” gas-insulated switchgear and secured funding and pilot partners for operation. Our focus on R&D and licensing model creates a level playing field for switchgear manufacturers to access innovative technology and offer best‐in‐class products combined with their own strengths to serve the entire value chain.

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About Jayme da Costa |

Founded in 1916, Jayme da Costa is one of the main players in the field of renewable energy production and energy distribution in Portugal. The company recently saw a change in its shareholder structure with the entry of Core Capital and Visabeira, which has allowed it to accelerate the

growth trajectory.

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