Moscow, November 9th, 2015 – PJSC Enel Russia received the Certificate of readiness (“Winter Passport”) to operate during the 2015-2016 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”.
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, Federal Authority for Environmental, Technical and Nuclear supervision, EMERCOM of Russia, OJSC System Operator of the United Energy System, directors of PJSC Enel Russia.
The commissions inferred that the Enel power plants in Russia had performed all necessary works to ensure reliability and safety of the systems during operation at low temperatures. Within the framework of winter preparation the company accomplished maintenance activities, closed main fuel supply contracts, created stocks of reserve fuel and checked the feasibility of operating boilers using the reserve fuel. The personnel was equipped with protective clothing, shoes and equipment for the employees. Emergency trainings were organized In the process of preparation. Thus, according to the working program of the commission the general emergency and fire training was held at Konakovo GRES power plant, as a result of which the Commission highly appreciated the actions of power plants employees.
Further to the inspections the power plants of the Company – Konakovskaya GRES, Nevinnomysskaya GRES, Reftinskaya GRES and Sredneuralskaya GRES – were declared ready to operate during the winter period of maximum load.
The preparatory activities at the power plants of Enel Russia were performed strictly following the schedule. They will ensure reliable operation of the equipment at peak load and uninterrupted supply of heat and electricity to the consumers in autumn and winter.
An Enel Group subsidiary, PJSC Enel Russia operates the following power plants: Konakovskaya GRES, Nevinnomysskaya GRES, Sredneuralskaya GRES and Reftinskaya GRES. The company’s total gross installed electrical capacity is 9,428.7 MW (equivalent to 8,878.4 MW net installed capacity) and thermal capacity is 2.382 Gcal/h. PJSC Enel Russia’s authorised capital is 35,371,898,370 roubles, which is divided into ordinary shares with a par value of 1 rouble. The Enel Investment Holding B.V. share in the company’s authorised capital is 56.43%, PFR Partners Fund I Limited’s share is 19.03%, Prosperity Capital Management Limited’s share is 8.23%, VTB Bank’s share is 3.87% and other minority shareholders’ share is 12.44%. PJSC Enel Russia shares are listed in Level 1 MICEX quotation list. The company was established in Yekaterinburg on October 27th, 2004 as OJSC OGK-5. On July 7th, 2009 by the resolution of Annual General Shareholders’ Meeting the company was renamed OJSC Enel OGK-5 and on August 8th, 2014 the Federal Tax Service registered the new version of the company’s charter with the name OJSC Enel Russia. On June 25th, 2015 the company changed its legal type and was renamed PJSC Enel Russia.