IDGC of Urals is a united grid operator that transports electric energy via 0.4-220 kV power lines and connects consumers to networks in the Sverdlovsk, Perm and Chelyabinsk regions.
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:
- 127,025 km of 0.4-220 kV aerial lines
- 6,103 km of 0.4-110 kV cable lines
- 1,042 35-220-kV substations with the overall capacity of 21,612 MVA
- 30,061 6-20/0.4-kV substations with the overall capacity of 8,555 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.