11/27/2019 Federal Grid Company Announces EGM and Recommends 9M 2019 Dividends 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 that its Board of Directors has set the date for the Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM), which will be held on December 30, 2019 in the form of absentee voting.
11/20/2019 Overhead line of Surgutskaya GRES-2, Russia's largest thermal power plant, is through with the first stage of upgrade FGC UES (Rosseti Group) has completed the first stage of upgrade of the 199-km Surgutskaya GRES-2 – Sibirskaya 500 kV overhead line. Higher reliability is achieved for the transit facility that delivers electricity to consumers in the eastern regions of the Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous District – Yugra, including Rosneft Oil Company and SIBUR Holding enterprises.
11/19/2019 Federal Grid Company announces 9M 2019 IFRS results 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 and nine months ended 30 September 2019 under International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
11/15/2019 Federal Grid Company gets certificate of readiness for 2019/2020 heating season The order has been signed by the Russian Ministry of Energy. The document confirms full readiness for the forthcoming maximum loading of facilities of the Unified National Power Grid managed by FGC UES (Rosseti Group) in all 79 regions of its footprint. In the run-up to winter (in 10 months of 2019), the accident rate in the UNPG became 14% lower. All plans of the repair program were fulfilled.
11/12/2019 Federal Grid Company's R&D Center will take part in ITER international thermonuclear reactor project Research and development center at FGC UES (Rosseti Group) will test the electrical connector, one of the intra-chamber parts of the experimental thermonuclear reactor that is being created within the ITER international project. The work has been ordered by Project Center ITER (part of Rosatom State Corporation). The tests will be completed in 2020.
Russian Engineering Union's commission discusses measures to boost energy-efficient projects
A meeting of the 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 Andrey Murov. The issues of improving the regulatory framework, financing energy-efficient projects and developing specialized educational programs were discussed.
11/06/2019 Federal Grid Company to funnel RUB 1.5bn to totally revamp Khakassia's power supply hub FGC UES (Rosseti Group) has started the total revamping of the Teya 220 kV substation in the Republic of Khakassia. The utility's equipment will be fully renovated. This will significantly improve the reliability of power supply to consumers in the Askiz district of the republic, where about 40,000 people live and the Teya Sports Training Center, a training base for the Russian national skiing teams, is located. It will also be possible to connect a new 315-kilometer transit, which will strengthen the links between the region's power system and the Kemerovo region.
Federal Grid Company to provide 22 MW of power to Tomsk region's largest greenhouse farm
FGC UES (Rosseti Group) will expand the Zonalnaya 220 kV substation, a big power hub of Tomsk. With the work done, it will be possible to supply up to 22 MW of power to the Trubachevo greenhouse farm that is planning to raise its output of vegetables by a factor of 2.5, up to 7 thousand tons of produce per year.
10/25/2019 Federal Grid Company Announces 9M 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 9M 2019 under Russian Accounting Standards (RAS).
10/23/2019 Andrey Murov draws 9M 2019 bottom line of FGC UES As of mid-October 2019, the specific accident rate in the Unified National Electricity Grid (UNPG) dropped 14% year-on-year. FGC UES (Rosseti Group) has finished the basic work of preparing for the heating season. Over 1.7 GW of consumer power has been hooked up to the UNPG in the 9 months. This was announced by Andrey Murov, Chairman of the Management Board, at a meeting with managers and heads of the company's branches.
10/21/2019 Federal Grid Company expands Skovorodino 220 kV substation in the Amur region to supply power to Power of Siberia facilities FGC UES (Rosseti Group) has connected compressor station no. 6 Skovorodinskaya to the Unified National Electricity Grid. For this purpose, the Skovorodino 220 kV substation in the Amur region, which participates in the external power supply scheme for the new Power of Siberia gas pipeline, was expanded. The maximum connected power will be 6.5 MW. By the end of 2020, a total of eight gas compressor stations will be connected to the main power grids, with an aggregate output of 60.8 MW.
10/17/2019 Federal Grid Company does unique works in Urals replacing insulation on a 500 kV line without de-energizing Insulators have been replaced on the 500 kV Magnitogorskaya – Smelovskaya EHV transmission line without de-energization. This allowed the line not to be withdrawn from the current power supply scheme and significantly reduce the time for repairs. In addition, the reliability of supply to Magnitogorsk consumers, including one of the largest steel mills in Russia and the CIS, remained high.
10/16/2019 Upgrade complete of highland Severny Portal 110 kV substation, power supply center in the south of North Ossetia FGC UES (Rosseti Group) invested RUB 617 mn into end-to-end reconstruction of Severny Portal 110 kV substation in the highlands of Alagirsky district of the Republic of North Ossetia (Alania). The utility's capacity was increased 3-fold, up to 20 MVA, a new 110 kV gas-insulated switchgear (GIS) was built, newest emergency control automation units installed, protection against avalanches and mudslides provided. All this enhanced the reliability of power output of the Ezminskaya HPP and the Golovnaya station of the Zamaragsky HPP chain.
10/08/2019 Russia hosts joint meeting of supreme CIGRE management bodies for the first time A joint meeting of the Steering Committee and the Technical Council of CIGRE, power industry's biggest international association, attended by its President, Rob Stephen, and Chairman of the Russian National Committee, Head of FGC UES (Rosseti Group), A. Murov, is taking place in Saint Petersburg.
10/07/2019 CIGRE leaders meet RNC CIGRE Youth Section members at REW-2019 The event was attended by CIGRE leaders, including Marcio Szechtman, Head of Technical Committee, Philippe Adam, General Secretary, and Adam Middleton, Head of UK National Committee. From the Russian side, the meeting was joined by representatives of FGC UES, NRU MPEI, Association "ERA of Energy", and 20 young specialists and students of Russian universities.
10/04/2019 Experts of CIGRE and Russian companies discuss global trends of power industry development at REW "Evolution of Power Systems: A Global Perspective" panel session organized with support from Rosseti (FGC UES) and CIGRE, the largest international industrial association, took place at the International Forum "Russian Energy Week 2019". The focus was on managerial and technological transformations that are likely to occur in the power industry in the next 10-15 years. The discussion was moderated by Andrey Murov, Chairman of the Management Board, head of the Russian National Committee of CIGRE.
10/04/2019 Federal Grid Company finished all basic preparations for the cold season Rosseti (FGC UES) has completed the basic works preparing facilities of the Unified Power Network for the forthcoming autumn and winter season (AWS). The amount of funding for the maintenance program has been 14.2 bn rubles, which is 1.1 bn more than in 2018. The data was submitted to the National Session "On preparing electrical power facilities for AWS 2019-2020", which was held at the REW-2019 guided by Aleksandr Novak, Minister of Energy of Russia.
09/30/2019 FGC UES provides power for the growing freight flow to the port zone on the south coast of the Gulf of Finland FGC UES (Rosseti Group) has connected two traction substations of the October Railway, "Vladimirskaya" and "Ulyanovka", to the Unified National Electric Power Grid (UNPG). This completes the multi-stage project of connecting new traction transit of JSCo "RZD" consisting of nine substations. Consumers are provided with an aggregate output of over 138 MW required for the development of the Ust-Luga railroad hub.
09/23/2019 First switching point to supply electricity to the Power of Siberia gas pipeline is on The first switching point of FGC UES (Rosseti Group), 220 kV "Zeya", has been energized, with 220 kV transmission line entries, which participates in the power supply of the Power of Siberia gas pipeline. The project investments amounted to 1.1 bn rubles. The works have been made as part of the process connection of the pipeline's compressor stations to the trunk networks. In total, 8 of them will be connected. Construction of two more switching points of the same kind has been planned: 220 kV "Amga" in 2019 and 220 kV "Nagorny" in 2020. Consumers will be provided with 49.5 MW of power.
09/23/2019 Autumn Fountain Show takes place in Saint Petersburg with assistance from FGC UES Festive events were held at the Grand Cascade of the Peterhof National Museum on September 20 and 21. The Autumn Fountain Show included a large-scale multimedia performance #Empress2019, marking 290 years since the birth of Catherine the Great. The show was attended by more than 30 thousand visitors. Rosseti (FGC UES) was sponsoring this project.