Moscow, October 18, 2017 – PJSC Enel Russia received the Certificate of readiness (“Winter Passport”) to operate during the 2017 - 2018 winter period of maximum load. Before awarding the Certificate of readiness to PJSC Enel Russia a special commission thoroughly examined the Enel Russia power plants. The Commissions were made up of representatives of the Russian Ministry of Energy, Rostekhnadzor, Ministry for Civil Defence, Emergencies and Disaster Response, JSC “System Operator of Unified Energy System” and employees of PJSC Enel Russia. Further to the inspections the power plants of the Company - Konakovskaya, Nevinnomysskaya, Reftinskaya and Sredneuralskaya GRES were declared ready to operate during the winter period of maximum load. Preparing the plants for operations during the winter period is one of the priorities of PJSC Enel Russia. The readiness to work under peak load results from the accomplishment of a large number of activities required by the Decree of the Russian Ministry of Energy “On checking the readiness of the energy industry facilities to operate during the winter period”. The commissions concluded, that the Enel power plants in Russia had performed all necessary works to ensure reliability and safety of the systems during operations at low temperatures. They will ensure reliable operation of the equipment at peak load and uninterrupted supply of heat and electricity to the consumers over the incoming winter season.