Enel Russia received a certificate of readiness for the heating season

Published on Friday, 16 November 2018

Moscow, November 16th, 2018 – PJSC “Enel Russia” received a Certificate of readiness to operate during the 2018 – 2019 heating season.  

The awarding of the Certificate of readiness to PJSC “Enel Russia” was preceded by a comprehensive assessment of the company's power plants, which was carried out in accordance with the methodology approved by the Russian Ministry of Energy on December 27, 2017 for assessing the readiness of energy industry subjects to operate during the heating season. According to this Methodology, each power plant of PJSC “Enel Russia” was assessed by the Ministry of Energy on 58 readiness indicators calculated on the basis of data obtained from PJSC “Enel Russia” within the framework of reports within the industry, by the System Operator and Rostechnadzor. The indicators of readiness cover aspects of operational and system reliability, readiness of personnel, implementation of maintenance program, technical condition of the equipment, health and safety, fuel supply and emergency response activities. In addition, the readiness assessment of facilities for the heating season was carried out by the company's internal commissions, as well as within inspections of the Technical Inspection and Rostechnadzor. 

“Preparing the power plants of PJSC “Enel Russia” for reliable and safe operations during the heating season is one of our priorities”

– Carlo Palasciano Villamagna, General Director of PJSC “Enel Russia”

A set of measures has been developed and is being implemented at the company's power plants, aimed at ensuring system reliability and technological safety during the periods of peak loads and in conditions of low outdoor temperatures. Maintenance activities are carried out at the power plants according to the schedule, a stock of main, backup and starting fuel has been prepared, an emergency reserve of spare parts and materials has been put into storage.

The staff of the company is provided with special clothing, safety shoes and the necessary personal protective equipment. During the year, training sessions and knowledge tests regarding compliance with health and safety, industrial and fire protection standards have been conducted with the power plant personnel. In the course of quarterly special emergency training involving specialists of the Ministry of Emergency Situations and medical staff, emergency and low temperatures response actions are being drilled. 

This set of measures will allow to ensure reliable operation of the equipment and uninterrupted supply of heat and electricity to the consumers over the upcoming heating season.

Following the results of inspections of readiness, all power plants of the company – Konakovskaya GRES, Nevinnomysskaya GRES, Reftinskaya GRES and Sredneuralskaya GRES were declared ready by the Russian Ministry of Energy to operate during the upcoming heating season and PJSC “Enel Russia” obtained a certificate of readiness to operate work in the heating season of 2018 - 2019.

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. The authorized capital of PJSC Enel Russia amounts to 35,371,898,370 rubles and is divided into ordinary shares with a par value of 1 ruble. The share of Enel SpA in the authorized capital of the company is 56,43%, the share of PFR Partners Fund I Limited is 19.03%, the share of Prosperity Capital Management Limited is 8.23%, the share of other minority shareholders is 16.31%. Shares of PJSC Enel Russia are included in the quotation list of the first level on the exchange platform of the MICEX SE. The company was registered in Yekaterinburg on October 27, 2004 under the name of OGK-5. On July 7, 2009, by the decision of the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders, the Company was renamed to OJSC Enel OGK-5, and on August 8, 2014, the Federal Tax Service of Russia registered a new version of the charter of the company with the brand name of OJSC Enel Russia. On June 25, 2015, the company changed its organizational and legal form and was renamed PJSC Enel Russia.