District Energy Agency (DEA) «Belgorodenergo» was incorporated on 1 October 1961. The structure of DEA included Belgorod Central Energy Plant 30 MW, Gubkin CHP 61 MW plant and Enterprise of high-voltage electrical grid consisting of seven 110 kV substations with the total installed capacity of 195 MVA.
In 1961, the length of the 110 kV grid was 751 km, the maximum load — 114 MW, the productive electricity supply — 743 million kWh.
Open Joint Stock Company for Power and Electrification «Belgorodenergo» (a regional energy company, part of the RAO «Unified Energy System of Russia») was incorporated on 1 March 1993. The composition of «Belgorodenergo» included: Belgorod CHP, Gubkin CHP, enterprises of Southern, Eastern, Northern electric networks, Energosbyt.
The Belgorod power system among the first energy companies of RAO «UES of Russia» entered the path of reforming. November 20, 2001 between the administration of the Belgorod region, RAO «UES of Russia» and JSC «Belgorodenergo» an agreement was signed to reform the energy sector of the region, one of the points which was the integration of utility and industrial power. In 2002, the first municipal utilities were leased to Belgorodenrego.
January 30, 2004 at an extraordinary meeting of shareholders «Belgorodenergo» decided to reorganize the energy company through the unbundling and incorporation of new companies. The state registration of the regional distribution grid company JSC «Belgorodenergo» was performed on 1 April 2005. March 31, 2008 the company became a subsidiary of IDGC of Centre, JSC.
On August 1, 2009 the company took over the functions of commercial electric energy metering, the formation of volume of electric energy transmission, maintenance of commercial and technical metering devices. The number of personnel as of January 1, 2013 — 3966 people.
The high reputation of the company was confirmed by its awards. In 2012, IDGC of Centre — Belgorodenergo division became the winner of the contest «Best compulsory pension insurance policyholder in the Belgorod region»; was awarded the diploma of I degree of a regional stage of the contest «Russian company of high social efficiency» for winning the nomination «For the development of social partnership in the production sector organizations». The jury highly appreciated the activities of Belgorodenergo as a socially responsible employer.
The company’s success is achieved through the introduction of innovative technologies in the field of management and operation, as well as the work of a professional team of managers and specialists, whose achievements have been recognized at the level of the Belgorod region and outside.
In 2012, the crew of the southern section of diagnostic service of IDGC of Centre — Belgorodenergo division won the first place in the interregional competitions of IDGC of Centre and second place at the All-Russian competition of professional skills of crews of equipment isolation and surge protection services in the electrical distribution grid complex of Russia.