For 11 months of 2011 IDGC of Centre — Yarenergo division has performed 3229 contracts for technological connection (TC), which is 36% higher against the same period last year. The branch received 5564 applications for TC, which is 32% more than 11 months of last year. The number of contracts exceeded the same period in 2010 by 35% and amounted to 4861 pieces.
Power engineers associate the increase in the number of applicants with higher levels of awareness about the conditions of connections to the grid of Yarenergo. “Every year the branch receives more applications for technological connection. For our part we are trying to increase the pace of execution of contracts, while maintaining the proper level of quality. At the end of November, we connected more customers than in total for the last year by 17%”, — said Acting Head of technological connection Office of IDGC of Centre — Yarenergo division Andrey Sidorov.
The large socially significant facilities that the Yaroslavl power engineers connected this year were the finished dosage form factory “P-Pharm”, tourist complex ZAO “Resort Golden Ring”, a telecommunication center of “Gazprom Space Systems” LLC, a solid waste landfill, a dairy complex of the agricultural enterprise “Voschazhnikovo”.
The branch concluded some contracts for technological connection with a number of important facilities with a view to their connection in 2013 to the 110/10 kV substation under construction “Novoselki”. These include the Data Center of OJSC “VimpelCom”, the connected capacity of which is 10.5 MW per the contract, a technology transfer center of Yaroslavl State Pedagogical University after K.D. Ushinsky — the connected capacity of which will be 1.7 MW. Also all the necessary documents have been signed for connection to the electric grid of a pharmaceutical factory of Israeli company “TEVA” LLC — its capacity is 4 MW.