IDGC of Centre - Belgorodenergo division summed up the results of the implementation of the repair program for the first half of the year. In preparation for the autumn-winter period of 2018-2019, 1,073.4 km of 0.4-110 kV overhead and cable power lines, 438 transformer substations of 0.4/6-10 kV and 29 high-voltage power supply centres of 35-110 kV were repaired. 398.1 hectares of ROWs of power lines were cleared from tree and shrub vegetation and expanded. 156.6 million rubles were spent to implement the program.
Overhaul has been fully completed at the substations of 35 kV "Kretovo", "Orlik" and "Novoukolovo", providing electricity to Gubkinsky, Chernyansky and Krasnensky districts. Specialists of Belgorodenergo performed repair of power transformers, bays, switches and disconnectors.
Extensive sections of power lines in Volokonovsky and Alekseevsky districts have been overhauled. On the lines of 35-110 kV "Volokonovka - Pyatnitskoye" and "Alekseevka - Ostrogozhsky District" defective poles, wires and equipment were replaced, ROWs were cleared. Work continues on the power lines "Cranes - Vislaya Dubrava", "Velikomikhailovka - Annovka", "Stary Oskol - Obukhovskaya No.1".
For July and August, Belgorodenergo plans to repair the 110 kV substation "Rakitnoye", which provides power supply to large industrial and social facilities in Rakityansky district. Work is being completed at the 110 kV substation "Alekseevka", which feeds about 70,000 customers, including the district centre, GC "Efko", as well as nearby villages, a poultry farm and eight pig-breeding facilities.
In total, in 2018 the branch will repair 2,236 km of 0.4-110 kV power lines, 786 transformer substations and distribution points, and will clear 428 hectares of ROWs of power lines. To this end, it is planned to spend 644 million rubles. The implementation of the planned measures will ensure the quality and reliability of electricity supply to customers, and will facilitate the uninterrupted operation of the region’s electric grid complex in the autumn-winter period.