Rosseti FGC UES to revamp HV equipment at 10 feed centers near Moscow
Work has been started to install 71 state-of-the-art HV bushings at 10 big substations that feed power to the infrastructure and localities in the western, southern, and south-eastern parts of the Moscow region. The amount of investments in the project is 46.6 mn rubles.
Rosseti FGC UES completes upgrading key power output circuit element of Iriklin TPP
Full renovation has been made on the 500 kV breakers fleet at the Iriklin Thermal Power Plant 500 kV switchyard, which is under the responsibility of Rosseti FGC UES (Rosseti Group). Upgrade has also been made on three backbone transmission lines that deliver electricity to consumers in the Orenburg region. The total cost of work amounted to about 400 mn rubles. Higher reliability has been provided for the power output circuit of the Southern Urals biggest power plant.
02/08/2021 Rosseti FGC UES begins deploying energy-efficient technologies at Far East key substation, 500 kV Khabarovskaya Revamping has been commenced at the Khabarovskaya 500 kV substation, one of the three biggest power centers of the Far East. An innovative transformer cooling management system will be implemented at the utility. The expected effect is reducing the auxiliary energy consumption, including 75% saving in the production premises heating.
Rosseti FGC UES to increase power output to Gryazi site in Lipetsk SEZ 9.5-fold
Rosseti FGC UES has started the basic stage of the end-to-end reconstruction of Lipetskaya – Kazinka 220 kV double-circuit overhead transmission line over 19 km long. All the structures and equipment will be fully replaced, including supports, foundations, conductors, and the earth wire. The cost of work is over 710 mn rubles. The project will deliver 239 MW of additional power output to residents of Lipetsk Special Economic Zone.
02/01/2021 Rosseti FGC UES provides 8.7 MW more power to the Samara Region's biggest gas processing plant Rosseti FGC UES has added 8.7 MW of power, up to 14.9 MW, from the UNPG to the networks of Rosseti Volga for Neftegorsk Gas Processing Plant (Rosneft Oil Company). End-to-end revamping program with replacement of old equipment is currently in progress at the enterprise. Power to the consumer is supplied from two independent sources: Prosvet and Kinelskaya 220 kV backbone substations.
Rosseti FGC UES provides 210 MW to Kochubeyevskaya Wind Farm
Rosseti FGC UES has extended the Nevinnomyssk 500 kV substation, one of the key power centers of the Stavropol Territory and the North Caucasus regions in general. A hook-up connection of the Kochubeyevskaya 210 MW wind farm to the Unified National Power Grid has been made. For today, it is the biggest wind power generation facility in Russia.
01/26/2021 Rosseti FGC UES upgrades Sortavala historical city's main power supply center Rosseti FGC UES has finished revamping Sortavalskaya 220 kV substation in the Republic of Karelia. New static capacitor banks and switching equipment have been installed at the facility. This has considerably improved the quality and security of power supply to Sortavala town with almost 20 thousand people and to the natural and historical province called Ladoga Karelia. The amount of investments is 123 mn rubles.
01/25/2021 Rosseti FGC UES lays groundwork for supplying power to two compressor stations of Power of Siberia pipeline Rosseti FGC UES has upgraded two existing substations in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) and in the Amur Region for external power supply to compressor stations (CS) no. 4 and no. 7 of the Power of Siberia trunk gas pipeline. The total amount of investments for these projects is about 570 mn rubles.
01/18/2021 Rosseti FGC UES has upgraded Pskov Region’s key main station The assembly of six state-of-the-art 330 kV SF6 circuit breakers has been finalized at the 330 kV Velikoretskaya Substation. It is the final phase of work to renew its switching equipment fleet. A total of 10 new systems were assembled at the facility, with the project cost totaling RUB 193 m. This resulted in more reliable power supply to the consumers of Pskov and adjacent areas, including the residents of Moglino Special Economic Zone and Velikiye Luki Railway Hub.
01/14/2021 Rosseti FGC UES has finalized upgrade of 220 kV Kiembai main substation in Orenburg Region Rosseti FGC UES (FGC UES, PJSC) has finalized the rehabilitation of 220 kV Kiembai Substation. The facility saw the assembly of new 10 kV indoor switch gear (ISG) and the installation of switching equipment and changes to the configuration of its 220 kV outdoor switch gear. This resulted in greater reliability of energy supply to the consumers of the eastern Orenburg Region, including Orenburg Minerals mining and processing plant, Russia’s major chrysotile asbestos producer.
01/12/2021 Rosseti FGC UES upgrades Kirov Region’s largest main station and implements a package of energy efficiency solutions Rosseti FGC UES (FGC UES, PJSC) has started implementing an automated transformer cooling control system at its 500 kV Vyatka Substation. The next phase will witness the installation of equipment to use the heat being generated to heat the substation’s general control center. The expected effect is the reduction of energy consumption for these needs by up to 80%.
Energy management system of Rosseti FGC UES successfully audited
Three-year certificates of conformity with the requirements of international and national standards (ISO 50001:2018 and GOST R ISO 50001-2012) have been obtained. Audit was conducted by the experts of DQS Holding, one of the world’s largest certification bodies. The opinions of independent auditors prove that the integrated efforts of Rosseti FGC UES to save energy and improve energy efficiency are made up to par and fully comply with the existing standards.
12/24/2020 Rosseti FGC UES improves reliability of power supply to Berezovsky open-pit mine in Krasnoyarsk Territory Rosseti FGC UES has upgraded the operating DC system at the 220 kV BUR-1 substation in the Krasnoyarsk Territory. With the new battery and rectifier chargers installed, the reliability of power supply for the Berezovsky open-pit mine and a number of industrial enterprises in the area will be improved.
Rosseti FGC UES provides power to Gazprom's helium hub in Primorie
Rosseti FGC UES has connected Gazprom Helium Service, a resident of the Nadezhdinskaya priority development area (PDA), to the Unified National Power Grid (UNPG). The company is building a logistics center for helium containers in the Primorie Territory to be one of the elements of the system to deliver liquid helium from the Amur Gas Processing Plant to global market.
12/10/2020 Rosseti FGC UES raises 220 kV A-30 substation capacity to 126 MVA to connect Azov Windfarm Rosseti FGC UES has commissioned the second autotransformer at the 220 kV A-30 substation. So the capacity of the key power center in the south-west of the Rostov region has doubled, reaching 126 MVA. The works have been done as part of the project to connect the new Azov windfarm to the Unified National Power Grid. The total volume of investments by Rosseti FGC UES is 410 mn rubles.
12/07/2020 Rosseti switch Skolkovo underground power facilities to remote control Rosseti FGC UES jointly with the System Operator (SO UPS JSC) have implemented remote control at two substations of the capital's power system, 220 kV Skolkovo and Soyuz. The facilities provide power supply to residents of the Skolkovo Innovation Center, including Sberbank's data center, research divisions of SIBUR, Transmashholding and Tatneft, as well as residential areas, social infrastructure and a network of charging stations for electric vehicles.
12/07/2020 Rosseti FGC UES totally renovates 500kV breakers at Omsk region's biggest power supply center FGC UES, PJSC has completed revamping the switching equipment of Tavricheskaya 500 kV substation. Reliability of power supply in Omsk and nearby areas, as well as power flows between the Urals, Siberia and the Republic of Kazakhstan, have been improved. The amount of funds foreseen by the company's investment program is 304 mn rubles.
12/02/2020 Rosseti FGC UES to heat-monitor over 860 km of overhead power lines in Western Siberia with helicopters By the end of this year, FGC UES, PJSC will complete the helicopter overflight program using a heat monitoring package on 14 overhead power transmission lines of 220-500 kV in Western Siberia.
11/27/2020 Rosseti FGC (Federal Grid Company) Announces IFRS Results for the 9 months of 2020 Federal Grid Company of Unified Energy System (“Federal Grid Company” or “Company”; Moscow Exchange and LSE: FEES), part of PJSC ROSSETI Group, and the operator of the Unified National Electricity Grid (“UNEG”) of Russia, announces its condensed unaudited consolidated interim financial results for the three and nine months ended 30 September 2020 under the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
11/26/2020 Rosseti FGC UES begins implementing innovative insulators on OHTL feeding Magnitogorsk Iron & Steel Works The equipment is installed on the 220 kV Magnitogorskaya – Substation 77 overhead line in the Chelyabinsk region. If delivers electricity to one of Russia's largest steelmakers.