OAO IDGC of Urals is a Russian grid operator, liable for transmission of electric energy via 0.4-220 kV power lines and connection of consumers to the grid infrastructure in the Sverdlovsk, Perm and Chelyabinsk regions.
OAO Interregional Distribution Grid Company of Urals and Volga (head-quartered in Yekaterinburg) was incorporated on 28.02.2005 in line with the Feb.24, 2005 RAO UES Decree during reforms in the Russian energy sector. On Aug. 14, 2007 the Company was renamed into IDGC of Urals.
The reform of regional grids has come to an end in April 2008. Since May 01, 2008 IDGC of Urals operates as a united network operator in 3 regions:
IDGC of Urals administers:
- 121,310 km of 0.4-220 kV aerial lines
- 6,641 km of 0.4-110 kV cable lines
- 1,047 35-220-kV substations with the overall capacity of 21,784 MVA
- 31,438 6-10(35)/0.4-kV substations with the overall capacity of 9,075 MVA
Our strategiс aim is to consolidate municipal grids with our grids to create a united network area in our service area.
- Transmission and distribution of electric energy
- Connection to networks
- Testing of power equipment and safety control
- Collection, transmission and processing of technological information, including metering and performance data
- Operating technical management and oversight of energy-saving and consumption
- Maintenance, diagnostics, repair of power lines, measurement and metering devices, relay and stability control schemes, etc.
- Evolution of networks and grid facilities, including engineering, construction and reconstruction, upgrading, installation and mounting.