FIRST STAGE OF “PLATEAU NUTSUBIDZE” RECONSTRUCTION AND UPGRADING WORKS HAS BEEN COMPLETED

Company “Telasi” has accomplished the first stage of substation “Plateau Nutsubidze” reconstruction and upgrade works.

In the scope of reconstruction and modernization of substation “Plateau Nutsubidze” project the rehabilitation of the first and second sections of 10kV indoor switchgears is being performed.

At present rehabilitation of the first section of indoor switchgear was carried out – the out-of-date oil circuit breakers were replaced by the modern vacuum circuit breakers, all the construction works were completed and the section was set into operation.

Realization of the second stage of program began on October 3. The rehabilitation works of the indoor switchgear second section shall be accomplished during a month.

“The purpose of above works is to increase reliability and efficiency of electric power supply for the customers. Finally, the level of equipment technical maintenance will be increased, number of technical incidents in the grid will be reduced”- said the Technical Director of JSC “Telasi” Vakhtan Kinkladze.

 

*** The JSC “Telasi” is one of the major network companies of Georgia, carrying out distribution and sale of electric power in Tbilisi. The Company is a supplier of electric power to more than 460 thousand customers. In August 2003 “Telasi” joined the “Inter RAO” Group. The Group “Inter RAO” holds 75% of shares, and 25% - is owned by the public. 

*** The OJSC “Inter RAO” Group – the diversified energy holding, ingressed in the different segments of power energy field in Russia and abroad. In Russia the Company occupies leading positions in the field electric power import and export, actively expands its presence in the generation and sales segments, as well as develops the new business directions. The Inter RAO strategy is aimed at formation of the global power company – one of the key players of world energy market. The installed capacity of the “Inter RAO” Group power plants controlled by the Group makes more than 33,5 GW.