07/31/2019 Facilities of the Polyus gold mining company in the Krasnoyarsk Krai are connected to the UNPG PJSC FGC UES (Rosseti Group) has completed the connection to the Unified National Power Grid (UNPG) of the 110 kV Blagodatninskaya substation built by Polyus for the power supply of the Blagodatnoye gold ore field. In accordance with the agreement, the grid company ensured the possibility of supplying the field loads with a maximum capacity of 48 MW. By 2022 it is planned to increase the volume of maximum capacity transmitted from the 220 kV Taiga substation to Polyus consumers more than 3 times – up to 165 MW.
07/26/2019 Federal Grid Company Announces H1 2019 RAS Results Federal Grid Company of Unified Energy System (“Federal Grid Company” or “the Company”; Moscow Exchange, LSE: FEES), part of PJSC ROSSETI Group of Companies, owner and operator of the Unified National Electricity Grid (“UNEG”), announces its financial results for the first half of 2019 under Russian Accounting Standards (RAS).
07/08/2019 Repair of power equipment at two key substations in the east of Yugra was completed PJSC FGC UES (part of Rosseti Group) has finished repairing the transformer equipment at Trachukovskaya and Belozernaya 500 kV substations. The cumulative capacity of the utilities is about 3.8 MVA. The works make it possible to increase the reliability of the power supply by Surgutskaya GRES-2, power supply of oil and gas enterprises and social facilities of Nizhnevartovsk district of Khanty-Mansiysk autonomous district Yugra.
07/04/2019 R&D Center at FGC UES and MPEI to create a basic department of cyber security and information technologies An agreement to establish a basic cyber security and information technology department was signed between Research and Development (R&D) Center (a subsidiary of PJSC FGC UES) and National Research University MPEI on the margins of the II International Conference "Digital Substation Standard IEC 61850: Digitalization of power networks" in Moscow.
07/03/2019 Opening of the 2nd International Conference "Digital Substation" took place in the R&D Center at FGC UES The 2nd international scientific conference "Digital substation: Standard IEC 61850. Digitalization of electrical networks" was opened in Moscow, organized by the Research and Development Center at FGC UES (JSC R&D Center at FGC UES, subsidiary of PJSC FGC UES) and the Dutch company DNV GL with support from the national committees of CIGRE of Russia and the Netherlands. The main topic of the event is digitalization of electric networks while ensuring compatibility of equipment and technological systems of different manufacturers.
06/26/2019 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders of PJSC FGC UES was held On June 26, 2019, an annual General Meeting of Shareholders of PJSC FGC UES (Rosseti Group) was held in Moscow.
06/25/2019 Laying of 190 km of digital communication lines in the power grids of the Kursk and Orel regions has been completed PJSC FGC UES (Rosseti Group) installed fiber-optic communication lines on three OHTLs in the Kursk and Orel regions. The total cost of works amounted to RUB 200 mn. So, the total length of digital communication lines in the Center's grids grew to 10.3 thousand km. Implementation of the project will improve the quality of operational and technological management of power facilities in the regions.
06/25/2019 Andrey Murov awarded employees on the Company’s Day On June 25, 2019, the head office and all branches of PJSC FGC UES (Rosseti Group) (MES) had festive events dedicated to the 17th anniversary of the company. In Moscow, Andrey Murov, Chairman of the Management Board of PJSC FGC UES, gave awards to the executive staff for their contribution to the development of the main integrated power grid.
06/20/2019 FGC UES installed unique digital equipment at 220 kV Borskaya substation in the Nizhny Novgorod Regio FGC UES (part of Rosseti Group) has put into trial operation an optical voltage transformer at the 220 kV Borskaya substation. This is the company's proprietary solution, and the equipment is manufactured in Russia. Application of the new instrument transformer will improve the reliability of the facility and the billing system as well.
06/20/2019 FGC UES supports the Hermitage to open "The Morozov Brothers: Great Russian Collectors" exhibition The exposition presents 140 works of new Western art from the collections of the State Hermitage Museum and the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, collected by patrons Ivan and Mikhail Morozovs. Director of the State Hermitage Museum, Mikhail Piotrovsky, and Chairman of the Management Board of FGC UES, Andrey Murov, took part in the opening ceremony.
06/07/2019 At SPIEF A. Murov delivers a speech on the unification of approaches when implementing state-of-the-art solutions in the power grids of Russia and China During his speech at the 2nd Russian-Chinese energy business forum at SPIEF 2019 Chairman of the Board of FGC UES - Andrey Murov - spoke about the work on harmonization of Russian and international standards applied to the products and services of power grid companies, the prospects of scientific and technical exchange between the countries, mutual recognition and joint testing of equipment.
06/06/2019 FGC UES and SIBUR sign an agreement of intent related to Amur GCC and Tobolsk CHPP at SPIEF On the sidelines of SPIEF 2019 Chairman of the Board of FGC UES, Andrey Murov, and Chairman of the Board of SIBUR Holding, Dmitry Konov, signed an agreement of intent aimed at providing reliable power supply to SIBUR facilities and the development of power grid complex within the company's footprint.
06/03/2019 FGC UES to install 41 thousand devices for protection of birds against electric shock on the power lines of Siberia In 2019 FGC UES will equip 67 bulk power lines in seven regions of the Siberian Federal District, as well as in the Republic of Buryatia and Zabaykalsky Krai with special bird protection devices. This will reduce the risk of an electric shock for birds and improve the reliability of power supply to the constituent entities of the Russian Federation with a total population of 13.8 million people.
FGC UES invests 19 bn RUB in the implementation of the power delivery model for the capacity of 2.4 GW at two new power units of Novovoronezhskaya NPP
FGC UES has completed all the main works on the implementation of the power delivery model at the 6th and 7th power units of Novovoronezhskaya NPP – one of the major power plants in Central Russia. Three overhead lines with a total length of 449 km were built, five operating power lines were reconstructed, 500 kV substations - "Stary Oskol" and "Yelets" - in the Belgorod and Lipetsk regions were expanded. In addition, the key construction stages of a new power supply center of the Voronezh region – 220 kV substation "Buturlinovka" have been completed.
05/29/2019 FGC UES and General Electric discuss local manufacturing of innovative electrical equipment in Russia Chairman of the Board of FGC UES, Andrey Murov, held talks in Moscow with Reinaldo Garcia, President and CEO of GE's Grid Solutions, and Ron Pollett, President & CEO, GE in Russia and CIS. At the meeting the participants discussed interim results and plans to localize the manufacturing of equipment in cooperation with Russian manufacturing sites, as well as the prospects for its application in the UNEG, including digitalization of network facilities.
05/22/2019 Federal Grid Company announces IFRS results for the first 3 months of 2019 Federal Grid Company of Unified Energy System, part of PJSC ROSSETI Group of Companies, and the operator of the Unified National Electricity Grid (“UNEG”), announces its unaudited condensed consolidated interim financial results for the three months ended 31 March 2019 under International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
05/17/2019 Over 1 thousand students joined the FGC UES Days in 45 educational institutions since the beginning of this year In April and May, more than 1 thousand students from 45 power industry universities and colleges of Russia took part in the FGC UES Days. The final stage of the company's annual career guidance campaign was an event at the National Research Institute “Moscow Power Engineering Institute” (MPEI), which was attended by more than 150 students.
05/16/2019 Head of FGC UES A. Murov held the first meeting of the energy efficiency commission of SoyuzMash A meeting of the new commission of the Russian Engineering Union on the development and implementation of energy efficiency and energy saving technologies was held in Moscow under the chairmanship of the head of FGC UES A. Murov. The event was attended by representatives of the Ministry of Energy, Ministry of Economic Development and Trade, Ministry of Industry and Trade, as well as more than 60 organizations – large utilities and industrial companies and technical universities. Priority tasks for implementing the energy efficiency potential in mechanical engineering were discussed.
05/15/2019 FGC UES connects 11 revamped hydroelectric units of Zhiguli HPP It is now possible to increase the output of the Zhiguli HPP, one of the largest hydroelectric power plants in Europe, up to 2488 MW. Utility connection of the revamped power units to the Unified National Power Grid allows increasing the system reliability of power supply to consumers in the Volga region, including enterprises of oil and gas industry, mechanical engineering, ferrous and nonferrous metallurgy.
05/08/2019 FGC UES increases ice melting in South Russia by 18% over the autumn and winter period of 2018-2019 Ice melting was made on conductors and earthwires of 220-500 kV backbone transmission lines of North Caucasian and Southern federal districts of Russia. The maximum ice load in the autumn and winter period was as much as 1200 kg per TL span. Thanks to the upgrade of the ice melting units and timely removal of ice on the transmission lines, the impact of ice on the power system operation in winter load peaks was minimized.