Moscow, November 20, 2019 - PJSC Enel Russia obtained a Certificate of Readiness for operation in the heating season 2019-2020.
Obtaining of the Certificate of Readiness by PJSC Enel Russia was preceded by a comprehensive assessment of power plants of the company that was carried out in accordance with the Methodology of Calculating the Index of Readiness of Power Plants for the Heating Season approved by the Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation. According to this Methodology, each power plant of PJSC Enel Russia was assessed on the basis of the company's data within industry reporting, as well as data provided by the System Operator and Rostekhnadzor. Special attention in the process of assessing the readiness of plants for the heating season was paid to implementation of the maintenance program, technical condition of equipment, system and operational reliability, personnel readiness, fuel reserves and emergency response.
The company's power plants developed and implemented a package of measures aimed at ensuring system reliability and process safety during peak loads and at low outdoor temperatures. Scheduled maintenance, maintenance of buildings and structures are performed, the package of works on check and adjustment of heating systems of buildings, insulation and repair of glazing is performed, the reserve of main, backup and ignition fuel is formed, the emergency reserve of spare parts and materials is completed. Hydraulic tests of the plant heating conduits, testing of the heating system for river-water pump house intake, steam heating system of circulation pump suction chambers, as well as maintenance and cleaning of fuel oil pump filters and heaters operating in the district heating scheme were carried out.
In the course of preparation for the heating season, special attention was paid to readiness of personnel: training and testing of knowledge in terms of compliance with occupational health, industrial and fire safety standards were conducted. In the course of special emergency training with involvement of EMERCOM specialists and medical personnel the actions for correct response in emergency situations and at low temperatures were practiced on a quarterly basis. Provision of personnel with special clothing, special footwear and required personal protection equipment was checked at all power plants.
After having carried out the calculations on the estimates of the accomplishment of conditions groups for the facility’s readiness and of their quantity the readiness Index was ranged, according to what PJSC Enel Russia obtained the corresponding Certificate of readiness for the autumn-winter season.