During 2017 the experts of Branch of IDGC of Volga, PJSC (member of Rosseti Group) – Orenburgenergo – held 50 meetings with representatives of small and medium business. Power engineers told to entrepreneurs from Orenburg, Orsk, Sakmarskiy, Belyaevskiy, Novoorskiy, Sorochinskiy, Grachevskiy, Tashlinskiy, Matveevskiy, Orenburgskiy, Sharlykskiy, Severniy, Kurmanaevskiy districts and Abdulinskiy City District about availability of technological connection to power grids.
– Every year the Orenburgenergo Branch connects around 2500 facilities to its grids, – says Viktor Zilbershtein, Deputy Director on Development and Services realization, Branch of IDGC of Volga, PJSC – Orenburgenergo. – The procedure of connection to power grids is available and consists of three stages: submitting an application, executing an agreement and connecting to the grid. We describe all stages of technological connection at the meetings with applicants. If any questions arise, we are always ready to help. In 2017 Orenburgenergo received 2,370 technological connection applications with the total capacity of 200.7 MW; a total of 2,046 contracts for 218.8 MW were signed, and a total of 2,330 new facilities with the total capacity of 170 MW were hooked up to the grid.
Thus, for the last year the power engineers connected schools, rural health posts, village clubs, playgrounds for kids, houses, farms, production facilities, shopping malls to the grids. Large facilities with the requested capacity of more than 150 kW – solar electric power plants in Sol-Iletsk, Orsk, and Krasnogvardeisky and Grachevsky Districts – were also hooked up to the grid. The residents of the region may submit an application to connect a facility to power grids and get a free consultation of an expert in any electric power grid district of Orenburgenergo Branch.