Specialists of the Saratov Grids branch of Rosseti Volga (a brand of IDGC of Volga, PJSC) continue preparing the power grid complex for the upcoming autumn-winter period. In the Saratov Region, within the framework of the implementation of the annual maintenance and repair program, the company's specialists completed the repair of the Zapadnaya-Agregatnaya 110 kV overhead power line (OL), I and II circuit with a branch line to the Melzavodskaya substation.
The line supplies electricity to the largest industrial enterprises and social facilities in Saratov: Saratov Polygraphic Plant JSC, Saratov Wallpaper JSC, Saratov Plant “Serp i Molot” JSC, State Health Institution “Perinatal Center”, City Park, as well as about 50 thousand residents of Kirovsky and Oktyabrsky Districts of Saratov. Specialists of the high-voltage lines service of the branch installed about 500 new PSD-70E insulators, cleaned the protection zone of OLs from trees and shrubs, replaced warning posters. All work was carried out in compliance with sanitary and epidemiological requirements.
All branches of Rosseti Volga are actively preparing for the autumn-winter period of 2020/2021. Large-scale work is carried out at substations and power lines in the Saratov, Samara, Ulyanovsk, Orenburg, Penza Regions, the Republic of Mordovia and the Chuvash Republic.
Since the beginning of the year, the company's specialists have repaired over 37.5 thousand high-voltage lines of 0.4–20 kV and 35–110 kV, as well as about 4.7 km of cable lines. In addition, power engineers replaced over 85.3 thousand insulators, repaired 5.4 thousand transformer substations and more than 900 transformers.