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Penza power engineering specialist ready to work in strong frosts

15:36 | 02.02.2012 | Society

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Penza, 2 February 2012. PenzaNews. Experts of divisions of the Penza branch of TGC-6 of IES-Holding undertook all measures for stable work of equipment and constant heat supply of the residents of Penza in connection with low air temperature which is expected in region next few days.

“According to Hydrometcentre of Russia, from the middle of current week the temperature will be 29°C below zero. Therefore order about mode of operation of power supply and heating systems during strong frosts was let,” Natalia Chuprakova, the Press Secretary of the Penza branch of the company informed.

She has noticed that emergency teams were are created in order to avoid emergency situations, instructing of operation personnel peculiarities of work in high-alert mode was held for prevention and elimination of consequences of emergency situations during frosty weather.

“Reserve generating equipment is ready to be started under instructions of dispatcher of Penza branch of regional dispatching department of power supply systems,” chief engineer of branch Alexey Sokov added.

As he said, round-the-clock emergency teams work at heating systems with a special equipment which can operatively react to emergency situation.

СJSC Integrated Energy Systems is Russia's largest private power supply company. The company was established in December 2002 to implement strategic investment programs in the Russian power industry.

IES manages and holds strategic/majority interest in four TGCs (TGC-5, TGC-6, TGC-9, VoTGC). It is the fifth largest power supply company in Russia in terms of installed capacity, and the largest Russian heat producer. The company's principal areas of business include power generation, development of generating facilities, energy trading; retail heat and power distribution. The total installed capacity of IES-Holding's power plants is about 16,000 MW. In 2008, the heat and power plants of IES-Holding produced 68 601 million kWh of power.

The holding company accounts for 12% of the Russian centralized heat supply market. The heat and power plants of IES-Holding generated 120.4 million GCal of heat in 2008.

IES's retail suppliers serve over 10,000,000 individuals and about 62,000 legal entities.

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