Energy: the unscheduled repair of equipment displayed on 233 MW

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Power equipment with a total capacity of 233 MW is in unscheduled repairs due to poor technical condition, reported the Ministry of energy’s record of compliance with utility’s schedule of repairs in the first three months.

«In the first quarter of 2017 cases of withdrawal of 9 turbines and 3 boilers in the unscheduled overhaul, medium and current repairs advanced. As of March 31, unscheduled repairs due to poor technical condition was 4 turbines with a total capacity of 233 MW», — stated in the materials of the Ministry.

The plan of repairs of turbines as of the end of March is made of 54.9 per cent, of the boilers — to 87.8%, power transmission lines 110 kV and above – at 102.1%. «The low level of implementation schedule of repairs for turbo and boilers in the whole industry due to a change in dates of the reason for the increase of their volume according to the results of inspection, lack of spare parts and unscheduled repairs of other equipment», — informs the Ministry of energy.

The most notable deviation from the original schedule allowed JSC «Concern Rosenergoatom», «TGC-1», «Enel Russia», JSC «SUAL» and «Quadra-power generation».

Repairs of power grid equipment and power lines in the first quarter of 2017 performed at last year’s values. Also during this period recorded 64 repair not covered by the schedule of the current year, said the Ministry of energy. The greatest volume of unplanned work is noted in the Leningrad electrical networks of OJSC «Kubanenergo», Samara, and Sredne-Volzhsky PMES «FGC UES».

Analysis of the implementation of annual maintenance programs allow the Ministry of energy to evaluate the preparation of electric power engineering entities for the autumn-winter period.

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