Grid Development in Rosseti Kuban and the Region
The main objective of the long-term development of the Company’s power grid consists in finding the best possible direction of modernization and expansion of the grid to make up for a shortfall of generating capacities and satisfy a potential demand for generating capacity in the long term.
In 2020, acting under Decree of the Russian Federation Government No. 823 dated October 17, 2009, On Roadmaps for Prospective Electric Power Industry Development, Rosseti Kuban participated in drafting such roadmaps for Krasnodar Territory and the Republic of Adygea for five year.
Representatives of Rosseti Kuban (Deputy Director General for Technical Issues, Chief Engineer and Deputy Director General for Development and Grid Connection) were included into the acting coordinating bodies of Krasnodar Territory and the Republic of Adygea responsible for drafting such roadmaps, namely:
- the interdepartmental Electric Power Industry Development Roadmap Panel of Krasnodar Territory established by Decree of the Governor No. 181-p dated February 11, 2011, On Establishing an Interdepartmental Panel to Draft the Electric Power Industry Development Roadmap for Krasnodar Territory;
- the Electric Power Industry Development Roadmap Panel of the Republic of Adygea (established by Order No. 26-p of the Ministry of Economic Development and Commerce of the Republic of Adygea dated February 1, 2011, On Establishing the Panel.
Roadmap for Prospective Electric Power Industry Development in the Krasnodar Territory for 2021–2025 as approved by Decree of the Governor of Krasnodar Territory No. 98-p dated April 30, 2020.
Roadmap for Electric Power Industry Development in the Republic of Adygea for 2020–2024 as approved by the Head of the Republic of Adygea’s Decree No. 89-rg dated April 30, 2020.
Pursuant to the Roadmaps, the Company shall focus on developing the most challenging parts of Kuban’s grids (South-Western and Central) that direly need their grid infrastructure improved.
To better plan the development of its grids, efficiently utilize the existing grid capacity, increase the grid load, and cut the grid development costs, the Company is drafting its Comprehensive Program for the Development of Company’s Grids for 2020–2024 and up to 2026.
In 2019, the Company entered into an agreement with Federal Research Center PJSC for the development of this Program. Currently, the Program has been developed for the second stage (for 2021–2025), it is being adjusted taking into account the remarks of Rosseti Kuban and Kuban RDO dispatching center (branch of SO UES, JSC).
On February 24, 2021, the materials of this Program were submitted to the executive authorities of Krasnodar Territory and the Republic of Adygea as source data for drafting and approval of the regional roadmaps in 2021.