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    Rosseti FGC UES to add 250 MVA of capacity to Zapadnaya 500 kV substation in Moscow Energy Ring
    5 October 2020 Rosseti FGC UES to add 250 MVA of capacity to Zapadnaya 500 kV substation in Moscow Energy Ring Rosseti FGC UES (FGC UES, PJSC) has commenced to expand Zapadnaya 500 kV substation that feeds the western areas of Moscow and Krasnogorsk urban district with total population over 1.8 mn people. The cost of work is more than 1.3 bn rubles. This project will raise the capacity by 22%, up to 1376 MVA. Power supply will be provided to three high-rise building complexes, with conditions created to connect new consumers to the network.

    Fitch confirms Rosseti FGC UES ratings as "BBB" with forecast "stable" 1 October 2020 Fitch confirms Rosseti FGC UES ratings as "BBB" with forecast "stable" Fitch Ratings international agency has confirmed long-term issuer default ratings in foreign and local currency of Rosseti FGC UES (FGC UES, PJSC) at the level of "BBB", with forecast "stable". The rating of the company is on a par with the sovereign rating of the Russian Federation.

    Rosseti FGC UES upgrades substation in Jewish Autonomous Region that feeds power to Trans-Siberian railway and ESPO pipeline infrastructure 22 September 2020 Rosseti FGC UES upgrades substation in Jewish Autonomous Region that feeds power to Trans-Siberian railway and ESPO pipeline infrastructure Rosseti FGC UES (FGC UES, PJSC) has completed the upgrade of Obluchye 220 kV substation, one of the main power centers in the Jewish Autonomous Region. New 220 kV switching equipment has been installed and emergency protection enhanced at the facility. This has resulted in better reliability of power delivery to consumers in the north of the Jewish Autonomous Region, including traction substations of the Trans-Siberian railway and facilities of the Eastern Siberia – Pacific Ocean pipeline system.

    Russia's first 500 kV substation to run without round-the-clock duty personnel 16 September 2020 Russia's first 500 kV substation to run without round-the-clock duty personnel A remote control project implemented by Rosseti FGC UES and System Operator (SO UPS) at Preobrazhenskaya 500 kV substation allows switching the utility to run with no round-the-clock duty personnel to attend. Such service scheme of EHV 500 kV substation is applied in Russia for the first time.