JSC Inter RAO — Electric Power Plants Receives the Autumn/Winter Season Readiness Certificate for 2019-2020
JSC Inter RAO — Electric Power Plants received the readiness certificate for the 2019-2020 autumn/winter season. The document confirms the readiness of the Company's power plants for reliable supply of electricity and heat to customers during the seasonal peak.
During preparation for the autumn/winter season, the condition of all pieces of equipment at the power plants was checked; scheduled repairs were completed; the required fuel supply was provided; fire and emergency drill, and emergency drill involving the threat of disruption to power supply in low temperature of ambient air was conducted.
In accordance with annual repair schedules approved for the facilities of JSC Inter RAO — Electric Power Plants, 164 repairs were completed. As part of the program on improving generator reliability, a generator at the power unit No.3 at Permskaya TPP was replaced with a new one, the replacement of rod insulation of stators of two generators at Severo-Zapadnaya TPP was carried out, and upgrade of the generator of the power unit No.8 at Kostromskaya TPP is being completed.
The Russian Ministry of Energy determines the level of readiness for the heating season depending on compliance with the index of readiness for operation during the heating season. The index of readiness is calculated for a power plant based on the data on meeting certain groups of conditions (heat generation and supply, system reliability, technical condition, fuel supply, etc.).