The annual extended meeting was held at the branch “Rosseti Centre Kurskenergo”, at which the results of the company’s activities in 2019 were summarized and priority tasks for 2020 were determined. It was attended by deputy directors of the branch for directions, heads of Distribution Zones, departments and services.
The event was opened by Alexander Rudnevsky, Deputy General Director - Director of the branch “Rosseti Centre Kurskenergo”. He gave a positive assessment to the work of the branch’s power engineers last year: “We implemented all measures of production programs, reduced the failure rate in grids by 37 percent, connected to electric grids a number of enterprises and facilities that are important for the socio-economic development of the Kursk region, and put into operation the Wialon motor vehicle geo-positioning system. The team also achieved good results in the field of industrial safety and preserving the health of personnel,” said the director of Kurskenergo.
Alexander Rudnevsky drew the attention of the participants to the fact that a year ago the practical implementation of digital grid transformation projects was launched, and this work needs to be intensified. He reminded that at present, power engineers and specialists of contracting organizations are working on the construction of the Interregional Grid Control Centre, the creation of a digital Distribution Zone in the Kursk region, the reconstruction of the 110/10 Vysokaya substation using the digital substation technology and increasing the installed capacity.
In more detail about the production activities implemented in 2019, the meeting participants were told by the chief engineer of Kurskenergo Vyacheslav Istomin. Thanks to the production programs carried out last year in a quality manner, during the autumn-winter period they managed to prevent long interruptions in the supply of electricity to consumers.
Vyacheslav Istomin also cited the results of the Distribution Zone rating, compiled on the basis of a comprehensive assessment of their performance over the reporting period. According to these data, the Fatezhsky, Bolshesoldatsky and Priestensky districts of Kurskenergo’s Distribution Zones achieved the best results in 2019.
A detailed analysis of the work in each of the key areas of production was carried out by heads of specialized departments of Kurskenergo’s executive office who spoke further. They identified “bottlenecks” that require careful study, suggested ways to resolve issues that arise in the process of operation of production units.
Summing up the meeting, the director of the branch, Alexander Rudnevsky, set the chiefs of the Distribution Zones, departments and services a number of tasks related to increasing non-tariff revenues, reducing costs of the current operation of electric grid facilities, implementing measures to reduce losses, increasing labour productivity and production culture.