03/18/2020 Rosseti FGC UES ensures delivery of up to 1.3 GW of capacity of Novovoronezh NPP-2 to Belgorod Energy System Rosseti FGC UES (PJSC FGC UES) expanded one of the largest main substations in the Belgorod Region, namely its 500 kV Stary Oskol Substation. This allowed putting into commercial operation the second circuit of the 500 kV Donskaya – Stary Oskol Overhead Line, which was built in 2019 to transit energy from the Novovoronezh Nuclear Power Plant II (NPP-2) to the Belgorod Energy System. The total cost of work amounted to 6.3 bn rubles.
03/16/2020 Rosseti FGC UES and Central Energy Customs agree to switch to joint electronic document management Rosseti FGC UES (PJSC FGC UES) and the Central Energy Customs (CEC) signed the Procedure for Interaction in the Electronic Provision of Information about the Quantity of Electricity Carried across the State Border of the Russian Federation via power transmission lines. Information is forwarded to the CEC with the aim of complying with the requirements of regulatory framework of the Eurasian Economic Union and the Russian laws in the domain of customs regulation.
03/13/2020 Digital telecontrol system launched at two key main substations of Saint Petersburg Rosseti FGC UES (PJSC FGC UES) and SO UPS, JSC put into commercial operation the equipment remote control system in respect of the 330 kV Rzhevksya and Tsentralnaya Substations, which supply power to the central, northern, and northeastern districts of Saint Petersburg with a population of 1+ m people. The project will enable higher reliability and performance of energy facilities due to faster switching and minimized risk of personnel errors.
Key main substation of Nizhni Novgorod Region launches energy efficient systems of electricity consumption control
Rosseti FGC UES (PJSC FGC UES) finalized the project aimed at improving the energy efficiency of the 500 kV Nizhegorodskaya Substation. The facility launched unique integrated engineering solutions, which enable lower electricity consumption for the cooling of autotransformers, substation equipment and building heating. Works were completed under the corporate Energy Efficient Substation Project, which was given national status by decision of the Russian Ministry of Energy. As a result, auxiliary power consumption of the main substation will be more than halved vs. 2012.
03/05/2020 Federal Grid Company announces FY 2019 IFRS 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, and the operator of the Unified National Electricity Grid (“UNEG”), announces its audited consolidated financial results for the year ended 31 December 2019 under International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
03/04/2020 Notice of IFRS disclosure terms for the year ended 31 December 2019 and details of the conference call Federal Grid Company of Unified Energy System (“Federal Grid Company” or “the Company”; Moscow Exchange, LSE: FEES), part of PJSC ROSSETI Group of Companies and the operator of the Unified National Electricity Grid (“UNEG”), will announce its audited consolidated IFRS financial results for the year ended 31 December 2019 on Thursday, March 5, 2020.
03/03/2020 Rosseti FGC UES upgrades key power center of Transbaikal Territory with deployment of digital technologies FGC UES (Rosseti Group) has completed the upgrade of the Petrovsk-Zabaikalskaya 220 kV substation. 110 kV and 220 kV switchyards have been revamped, substation scheme revised, digital control and protection system implemented. The total cost of works amounted to 1.3 bn rubles. As a result, the maximum allowable power flow between Transbaikal Territory and Republic of Buryatia has been increased by 74%, with conditions provided for the development of the Trans-Siberian Railway.
03/02/2020 Rosseti FGC UES commissions 695-km fiber optic communications line in North-West networks FGC UES (Rosseti Group) has finished constructing a fiber optic communications line (FOCL) between Saint Petersburg and Cherepovets. The data transmission system is based on the dense wavelength division multiplexing technology (DWDM, up to 40 optical channels 100 Gbit/s each). The project has made it possible to provide high-speed digital links for utilities in the Leningrad and Vologda regions, to raise their level of observability and controllability, and to set up trunk communications between control centers of the North-West and the Center.
02/28/2020 A. Murov, head of FGC, draws company's 2019 bottom line while meeting with top management In 2019, FGC UES (Rosseti Group) reduced its failure rate by 12% year-on-year. 4.7 GW of consumer power was connected to the Unified National Power Grid. Positive financial result was achieved in accordance with the Russian Accounting Standards (RAS). This was announced by Andrey Murov, Chairman of the Management Board, at a visiting meeting in the Krasnodar Territory with managers and heads of the company's branches (MES).
02/27/2020 10 MW power output ensured from UNPG for oil producing enterprises of West Malobalyk field FGC UES (Rosseti Group) has connected the energy recipients of CanBaikal (Neftisa Oil Company of SAFMAR Group) to the Magistralnaya 500 kV substation that provides power to the oil producing enterprises of the West Malobalyk field in Khanty-Mansi Autonomous District of Yugra. According to the contract, the consumer received 10 MW of power from one of the key power supply centers of the Nefteyugansk energy hub.
02/26/2020 Rosseti FGC UES provides 30 MW of power to Magnit retailer's greenhouse farm in Krasnodar Territory FGC UES (Rosseti Group) has connected the "Green Line" new greenhouse farm of Magnit retailer (Tander JSC) in Tikhoretsk town, Krasnodar Territory, to the Unified National Power Grid. The output of 30 MW of electrical power for consumers has been provided. In 2021, after fulfillment of the second and third stages of specifications and the upgrade of the Tikhoretskaya 500 kV substation, this figure will increase more than 3-fold – up to 96 MW. By then it is planned to complete the construction of the agricultural enterprise with the commissioning of 60 hectares of greenhouses.
02/21/2020 Federal Grid Company Announces FY 2019 RAS Results Federal Grid Company of Unified Energy System (“Federal Grid Company” or “the Company”; Moscow Exchange, LSE: FEES), owner and operator of the Unified National Electricity Grid (“UNEG”), announces its financial results for 2019 under Russian Accounting Standards (RAS).
02/13/2020 Main stage of upgrading Mirazh 220 kV substation that feeds Samotlorneftegaz is complete FGC UES (Rosseti Group) has renewed the switching equipment at the Mirazh 220 kV substation that provides power to oil and gas enterprises in the Nizhnevartovsky district of Khanty-Mansi Autonomous District. This will improve the reliability of delivery of power to consumers. As the next stage, it is planned to expand the facility for two more feeders in order to deliver the necessary amount of power to Samotlorneftegaz (part of Rosneft Oil Company). The total cost of all works will be in excess of 621 mn rubles.
02/12/2020 FGC UES energy efficiency project wins international "Quality Innovation Award" The energy efficiency project by FGC UES (Rosseti Group) won the "Large Enterprise Innovations" prize at the Quality Innovation Award competition in Tel Aviv. The showcased technologies elaborated by the company's research and development center (R&D Center at FGC UES) allow reducing the electricity consumption for the balance-of-plant needs to 50% for brownfield and to 80% for greenfield substations.
02/11/2020 Federal Grid Company to invest RUB 2.4 mn into revamping of Kalininskaya 220 kV substation in Sverdlovsk region FGC UES (Rosseti Group) has commenced replacing the 110 kV switching equipment of the Kalininskaya 220 kV substation that feeds power to Yekaterinburg. This is the final stage of end-to-end revamping. Earlier, its 500 MVA autotransformers were fully replaced, and three outdoor gas-insulated switch feeders of the 220 kV switchyard were put into operation. The project aims at improving the reliability of power supply to the substation's consumers, including power engineering enterprises and defense manufacturers.
02/06/2020 Upgrade of Chara 220 kV substation for Russia's largest Udokan copper field power supply is complete FGC UES (Rosseti Group) has expanded the Chara 220 kV substation in the north of the Transbaikal Territory. The project has yielded the output of up to 50 MW of power from the Unified National Power Grid for the development of the Udokan copper field to the anchor resident of Transbaikalia PDA, Baikal Mining Company (BMC). The cost of works amounted to 500 mn rubles.
02/05/2020 Federal Grid Company provides power to Haval CUV factory in Tula region FGC UES (Rosseti Group) has increased the capacity of Severnaya 220 kV substation in the Tula region 1.5 times, up to 580 MVA. Conditions have been created for releasing up to 100 MW of power to residents of the Uzlovaya industrial park. This includes supplying power to the Havel Motor Manufacturing Rus car factory, part of the Chinese Great Wall Motor Company Ltd. The total cost of works amounted to 535 mn rubles.
01/31/2020 Federal Grid Company first time approves typical RPC and APCS cabinet manufacturing norms FGC UES (Rosseti Group) has effected a pack of fundamental documents in the field of construction of typical complexes of relay protection and control (RPC) and automated process control systems (APCS) – 22 new corporate standards in total. This is the first time ever that a normative base like that is established in Russia, based on the family of IEC 61850 international standards.
01/28/2020 Federal Grid Company invests RUB 5.8 mn into construction of utilities to develop Malomyr and Albyn gold fields FGC UES (Rosseti Group) has finished construction of the grid infrastructure to supply power to the largest gold ore fields in the Far East, Malomyr and Albyn (Petropavlovsk Group). The new 220 kV Rudnaya 63 MVA substation and the Fevralskaya-Rudnaya 220 kV 173.6 km line up to the existing Fevralskaya 220 kV substation have been put into service. The new power facilities allow to solve the problem of capacity deficitiency in Selemdzhinsky district of the Amur region, where more than 10 thousand people live and where there is a perspective center of gold mining.
01/23/2020 Federal Grid Company implements innovative cable network protection system on Moscow Energy Ring FGC UES (Rosseti Group) has begun industrial operation of an innovative system for selective automatic reclosing of aerial cable lines (SAR ACL) in one of the sections of the Moscow Energy Ring, 500 kV Zapadnaya – Ochakovo ACL. Implementation of the innovative development increases the stability of the capital's power system as a whole, as well as the reliability of power supply to consumers in the southwestern and western districts of Moscow and the Moscow region. The system has been developed within the research and development program of FGC UES jointly with expert from the R&D Center at FGC UES and All-Russian Relay Engineering Research Institute (VNIIR, part of ABS Electro).