For 2011 Kostroma power engineers of IDGC of Centre concluded 3917 contracts for technological connection for a total capacity of 66.3 MW. These figures are higher than in 2010 by 37.68% in terms of the number of contracts and by 36.45% on the total power.
During the reporting period the branch connected to 2473 consumers to its grid. The main applicants are residents of the Kostroma region — contracts with this group of consumers account for 78% of the total amount. For just 12 months of last year, experts of the branch took 4312 applications for technological connection to the networks of Kostromaenergo that is 40.7% more than in 2010.
In 2011, Kostroma power engineers of IDGC of Centre connected to the branch networks such large facilities as wood processing company ZAO «Mashstroyinvest», production site of ZAO «Cariten». The branch also performed the power increase of Adischevskaya paper mill, commercial and industrial engineering companies.
Also, a great job was done for technological connection of socially significant facilities. Last year, experts of the branch supplied electricity to an artesian well, paramedic-obstetrical center in Krasnoselskaya Central District Hospital, children’s art school in the town of Sharya, church in the village of Odoyevskoye and other facilites.
«Positive changes in the development of technological connection as a business activity are due to an increase in the number of applicants. This is directly related to the implementation of government programs to build housing for professionals working in rural areas, migration from the old and dilapidated housing, state co-financing of housing construction.
We, in turn, constantly improve the system of comprehensive customer service, support the quality of customer services at a high level, and conduct explanatory work. Thanks to those all the activities, associated with the technological connection, are performed in a timely manner, both by the grid company and the applicants»- comments Acting Head of technological connection Office of the branch Natalia Mareeva.