IDGC of Centre - Smolenskenergo division continues to work systematically to collect accounts receivable for electric power transmission services. At the same time, all available mechanisms of administrative and legal influence are used to make non-payers fulfill their contractual obligations.
The main measures to strengthen the financial discipline are still claim-related work and subsequent enforcement activities conducted by employees of the energy company in conjunction with the Federal Service of Court Bailiffs and credit and financial institutions.
Smolenskenergo’s legal support department sent 443 lawsuits to the courts of various instances for a total of 229 million rubles for 10 months. During the same period, the courts considered 190 applications for the collection of 24 million rubles of arrears for electricity sold to consumers during the performance of the functions of the supplier of last resort and 88 applications for recovery of 153 million rubles of arrears arising from other types of economic activities of the enterprise. A total of 171 lawsuits amounting to 76 million rubles were satisfied. Funds received by the energy company from non-payers are primarily used to finance production activities and modernization of electric grid facilities in the region.
At present, there are 181 cases in the judicial proceedings to recover accounts receivable for the amount of about 40 million rubles. 64 million rubles from debtors have already been collected in favour of the branch, including in cooperation with the bailiff service.