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Kursk Region Governor Roman Starovoit and Head of Rosseti Centre Igor Makovskiy discussed progress in implementing an agreement on cooperation in the development of the region’s electric grid complex

21 November 2019

On 20 November, Moscow hosted a working meeting between Kursk Region Governor Roman Starovoit and General Director of IDGC of Centre - the managing organization of IDGC of Centre and Volga Region (the companies operate under the brands Rosseti Centre and Rosseti Centre and Volga Region) Igor Makovskiy.

The parties discussed topical issues of the implementation of digital transformation projects in the electric grid complex of the Kursk region, tariff regulation, consolidation of electric grid property, reduction of receivables of housing and communal organizations, and the setup of outdoor lighting in cities and villages of the region.

The head of the company informed Roman Starovoit that all activities are carried out in full accordance with the parameters and deadlines set by the roadmap of the Agreement, signed by the Kursk Region Administration and Rosseti Centre in February this year as part of the Russian Investment Forum in Sochi.

Already at the first stage of the implementation of the Digital Transformation Concept, Rosseti Centre plans to commission key pilot projects of the document in the Kursk region: the Unified Grid Control Centre, Digital Distribution Zone on the basis of the Kursky Distribution Zone, Digital Substation on the basis of the 110 kV substation “High”.

Igor Makovskiy acquainted Governor with the progress in the implementation of these projects. In particular, he noted that the construction of the Unified Grid Control Centre is being carried out in the mode of maximum efficiency. Its commissioning will significantly improve the quality of operational-technological management and significantly reduce the time of location and elimination of technological violations.

The head of the company noted that when implementing digital transformation projects in the region, the latest technologies and solutions are used that will provide a fundamentally new level of reliability and quality of power supply to consumers. Igor Makovskiy thanked Roman Starovoit for the attention that the regional administration pays to the company and for supporting local initiatives of the power engineers.

“The Kursk region is our reliable partner, therefore, it is fundamentally important for us to fulfill all our obligations stipulated by the Agreement and to ensure as soon as possible all those effects that are included in the Digital Transformation Concept, both for the region as a whole and for its residents”, - emphasized the head of Rosseti Centre.

In his turn, Roman Starovoit noted that Rosseti Centre provides reliable and uninterrupted power supply to consumers in the region, creates conditions for grid connection of small and medium-sized businesses, large consumers of the agro-industrial complex, and thereby makes a significant contribution to the socio-economic development of the region.

At the end of the meeting, the parties expressed their readiness for long-term cooperation in creating favourable conditions for further socio-economic development of the Kursk region, modernization of the region’s electric grid complex using digital technologies.

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