Sobyanin told about the new environmental program for the replacement of cable networks

© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Aminopherase in fotomancer of Moscow Sergey Sobyanin. Archival photoSobyanin told about the new environmental program for the replacement of cable networks© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Aminopherase the image Bank

Moscow mayor Sergei Sobyanin on Tuesday visited the substation «Bloch» of the JSC «MOESK» on Nizhnyaya Krasnoselskaya street, which is one of the largest energy objects that supply power to the center and East of Moscow.

«Despite the holiday period, for various political campaigns, the League, the holidays, the city is actively preparing for the autumn and winter season. All public utilities and energy companies are working to in the coming month the major work on the preparations for winter were completed,» — said Sobyanin.

According to him, one of the capital’s biggest energy companies is MOESK, which depends largely on the reliability of electricity supply in the city. Sobyanin said that the company is implementing two major investment programmes to replace oil cables in a safe, modern, and digital control systems of power grids.

The mayor noted that the cables from the oil filler are a potential danger to the environment. «It’s such a heavy network inherited. Them even a few hundred kilometers, they are complex to operate and for the city environmentally,» said he.

In turn MOESK General Director Petr Sinyutin told the mayor that the outdated maslonapolnennye cables 1950-1970-ies will be replaced with new technology «cross-linked polyethylene».

«We have 650 km of such cable operated. By 2030, it will completely remove the old cables, and underground in Moscow or one ton of oil will no longer be», — he promised.

Sinyutin also said that in the coming year we will implement a project of digitalization of the network economy, which will be worked out of the model technology for all cable networks in the city.

In addition, he said that the company faces the task of reducing the time of connection to networks of new consumers. «Today, there are restrictions in Moscow, we join at any point. The reserve capacity is 4.2 thousand MW,» added Sinyutin.

Company currently operates over 100 lines of oil-filled cable with a total length of 334,5 km to maintain this economy in working order serve 226 points malopoljce, 330 cable wells, 47 of the chambers of end couplings 12 and automatic fuel installations. Due to the replacement of outdated cable lines, JSC MOESK to release the urban areas engaged in land construction of cable lines to improve the reliability of electricity supply, reduce earthworks and reduce the risk of environmental pollution.