A meeting on investment activity was held in Lipetskenergo

21.10.2011

In order to ensure continued strong economic and social growth of the region a meeting was held in the office of IDGC of Centre — Lipetskenergo division aimed at strengthening the interaction of power engineers and the executive authorities in matters of efficient implementation of the investment strategy of the division.

The event was held with the participation of Deputy Head of Administration of the Lipetsk region Alexander Korobeinikov, Head of Energy and Tariffs Office Vladimir Chunikhin and Deputy Heads of the administrations of 18 districts of the Lipetsk region, responsible for utilities.

During the meeting a detailed analysis of the implementation of the investment program in 2011 was presented to the participants in the context of administrative districts, the benchmarks of which are the development program of the territories.

“Maximum efficiency of investment costs today is a top priority of power engineers. We should not just invest in the future construction, but also commission new facilities where they are required today by the regional economy ”, - stressed in his speech Deputy General Director of IDGC of Centre -Lipetskenergo division director Alexander Konanyhin.

Experts of the division have identified a number of tasks, without the joint solution of which the successful implementation of the investment program is not possible. These include the provision of facilities under construction and reconstruction with high-quality design and estimate documentation in the period of planning; obtaining initial permits in the period prior to implementation, ensuring that facilities under construction and reconstruction are provided with supply and work contracts before the start of the planning period of the works.

“The representatives of the executive power should be actively involved in the creation of investment projects of the division proposed for infrastructure development, clearly understanding their viability,” — said in his report Head of Investment Office of the division Yulia Afanasyeva.

To better address the issues of investment disbursement and development of the region it is planned to hold similar events on a quarterly basis. The event participants will be required to report on further progress in this direction at the next meeting to be held in December this year.

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