At an enlarged meeting of the Government of the Orel region Deputy General Director of IDGC of Centre — Orelenergo division director Alexander Letyagin said that in 2011 the total amount of financing the investment program amounted to 536.8 million rubles, including improving the reliability of the grid by means of technical modernization and reconstruction for the amount of 299.8 million rubles spent and by new construction and expansion of networks for the amount of 236.96 million rubles. Additionally, the proceeds for connections of consumers to the grid of Orelenergo amounted to 171.63 million rubles.
The implementation of complex projects, ensuring safe and stable operation of the electric grid is being completed.
The project on electric power supply of the meat-processing complex of “Znamensky SGC” LLC in settlement of Galaktionovsky of Kromsky district with 93 million rubles funding is being actively implemented. The construction of networks and installation of a transformer substation to supply power to the elevator company “Jupiter” LLC in Bolkhovsky district has been completed.
In the process of being implemented all the necessary work on electrification of villages of individual housing construction, the implementation of applications has been ensured for the sites where the construction of residential buildings has been started.
A project of technological connection of the constructed gas turbine CHP Livensky is under way. It will help remove some of the shortage of electric power in the south-eastern area of the region, improve the reliability of electricity supply in Livensky industrial hub and provide technological connection of new consumers.
“This year, IDGC of Centre — Orelenergo division has increased 4 times in comparison with 2010 the amount of work on construction of the external power supply for technological connection to the grid of the division of small and medium-sized businesses and population of the region”, — said Alexander Letyagin .
The plan of the Investment Program of the division in 2012 provides for funding of activities in the amount of 670 million rubles to increase the reliability of networks and on their new construction and expansion.
Summarizing the meeting, Head of the region, Alexander Kozlov underlined that state authorities of the region and local authorities should provide all necessary support to power engineers of IDGC of Centre — Orelenergo division. “This is a strategic direction, without which it is impossible to implement investment projects and the energy security of the Orel region directly depends on it” — said Governor.