Cooperation with regional and federal authorities

On our service area there are several agreements, concluded between RAO UES and local administrations, on the construction and update of electric network capacities till 2011: the Sverdlovsk region – Agreement #38 dd. 14.12.2006 (updated on 20.06.2008), the Chelyabinsk region – Agreement #45 dd. 25.12.2006, the Perm region – Agreement #30 dd. 21.09.2007. The Agreements were concluded more than 5 years ago and at present they should be revised. Meanwhile, facilities of vital and social importance are included into the investment program and are completed in full.

Capex spent on facilities under the agreements included into 2011 investment program:

  2011 target, RUR mln 2011 actual, RUR mln Completed, %
Permenergo 408 389 95%
Svedlovenergo 216 196 91%
Chelyabenergo 322 326 101%
IDGC of Urals 946 911 96%

Facility completion:

  Number of facilities Commissioned, km Commissioned, MVA
  target actual target actual target actual
Permenergo 2 2 2 3 100 100
Svedlovenergo 3 3 0 38 0 0
Chelyabenergo 4 4 8 76 80 37
IDGC of Urals 9 9 10 117 180 137

In 2011, according to obligations under agreement #30 dd. 21.09.2007, Permenergo branch constructed 110/35/6 kV substation Plekhanova and 110/35/6 kV substation Iva. Sverdlovenergo branch reconstructed 110 kV aerial line Yuzhnaya-Polevskaya with overhangs to substation Gvozdika, 110 kV aerial line Serov – Serov GRES, 110 kV aerial line Serov GRES – Ferrosplav-3, 110,35 kV switchyard of 110/10 kV substation Irbit. Chelyabenergo branch reconstructed 110 kV aerial line Shagol-Sosnovskaya-Isakovo (1,2 c.), 0.4 kV aerial line in Poselok Nepryakhino, constructed distribution networks of the Central district in Chelyabinsk, 110/6 kV substation Karat in Kusa. On September 27, 2011 IDGC of Urals, OAO and Perm administration concluded an agreement on cooperation. The Permenergo investment program, containing facilities supplying energy to Perm, was signed as an appendix to the agreement.

The Company facilitates the federal target program Affordable Housing by constructing additional capacities in the most loaded nodes of the grid complex with a view to provide possibilities for connecting new residential and industrial zones.

Under the program the Company implements:

Facility Aim Comissioning
Construction of 110/35/6 kV substation Iva (2x25 MVA), 110 kV cable line to substation Iva (2*1 km) Energy supply to new residential zones Griboedovskyi, Pikhtovaya Strelka, Visim. The substation was put into operation in 40 2011
Construction of 110/35/6 kV substation Plekhanova (2x25 MVA), 35 kV and 110 kV cable lines to substation Plekhanova Provision of capacity demand for consumers in Danilikha microdistrict The substation was put into operation in 40 2011
Construction of 110 kV substation Krasnop-olskaya with 110 kV aerial overhangs Provision of connection for constructed residential zone in Kurchatovsky district (Chelyabinsk) D&S works were completed in 2011, C&A works - in 2012
Construction of distribution networks in the Central district Connection of constructed facilities in Western Beam microdistrict (Chelyabinsk) Works will be completed in 2012-2013
Constriction of 10kV distribution network in Novyi microdistrict Connection of constructed facilities in Novyi microdistrict (Chelyabinsk) Works will be completed in 2013
Constriction of 10kV distribution network in Poplar Alley microdistrict Connection of constructed facilities in Poplar Alley microdistrict (Chelyabinsk) Works will be completed in 2013

At present regional administrations prepared and approved long-term investment program of IDGC of Urals for 2013-2017. According to the program, the Company will spend RUR 49 607 mln on new construction and reconstruction of 3 483 MVA of transformers and 8 696 km of lines, including RUR 26 862 mln (54%) spent on technical update and reconstruction, RUR 13 836 mln spent on new construction, RUR 7 517 mln spent on the discharge of obligations assumed under connection contracts and RUR 1 392 mln spent on the acquisition of grid facilities.

Federal target program on housing for 2011 – 2015 was approved by Russian Government Decree #1050 dd. 17.12.2010. Under the target program the Perm region has a program on providing housing to young families living in the Perm region for 2011-2015 (approved by Perm Government Decree #1119-P dd. 30.12.2010), the Sverdlovsk region has a regional target program on the development of residential complex in the Sverdlovsk region for 2011-2015 (approved by Sverdlovsk Government Decree #1487-PP dd. 11.10.2010), the Chelyabinsk region has a regional target program on available and comfortable housing to the Russians for 2011-2015 (approved by Chelyabinsk Government Decree #250-P dd. 16.11.2010).

During 2011 there were no activities related to energy supply of facilities realized under regional and federal target programs. There were also no applications for connection of such facilities. Meanwhile, IDGC of Urals received requests on energy supply of facilities being constructed under the program; applications will be possibly submitted in 2012. Energy supply to residential and other industrial facilities as well as detached houses is arranged in working order under connection contracts.