Rosseti supports the introduction of long-term prices in electric power industry

© RIA Novosti / Alexander Wolfparade fotobanka in the office of the company JSC Russian gridsRosseti supports the introduction of long-term prices in electric power industry© RIA Novosti / Alexander Wolfparade the image Bank

. The management of JSC «rosseti» support the proposal of the FAS to impose long-term tariffs in the power sector.

«For the electric grid complex is a really critical question, which decision allows to achieve a balance of interests between shareholders, investors and end-users in the first place, the population of our country, and investment needs of the electric grid companies», — said General Director of group of companies «rosseti» Mr Livinsky.

The initiative to introduce long-term rates, the head of FAS Igor Artemyev spoke at a meeting on developing the electricity sector, the President of the Russian Federation, which was held in the office of the company «rosseti». There the President got acquainted with innovative technologies for the electric grid complex.

The head of «Russian grids» noted that in the case of the introduction of long-term tariffs companies have an extra motivation to save and work effectively, and the funds obtained from this process are released to allocate for the modernization of the grid infrastructure, setting it’s priority in the investment program.

«Long-term tariff agreements provide an opportunity to direct savings from efficient operation of the funds for the needs of the company, primarily for upgrades». said Levinsky, whose words are quoted by the press service of «Russian grids».

Commenting on the meeting raised the question of the introduction of innovations in the industry, Levinsky said: «Today Russia has an opportunity to make a real technological leap by introducing digital technologies in the processes of transmission and distribution of electricity on the basis of digital substations, smart grids, smart consumer. This will increase the reliability and improve the availability of grid infrastructure.»