Investments of OAO Irkutskenergo in Environmental Protection Activities Totaled RUR 127.5 mln
In 2010 OAO Irkutskenergo was performing environmental protection activities in compliance with the requirements of the Russian legislation. The Company’s investments in environmental protection totaled RUR 127.5 mln which is 2.3 times more than in 2009. In order to prevent negative impact on the environment, the Company operates a production control system to timely detect and eliminate all potential sources of negative impact on the environment. In 2010 the following activities were performed: reconstruction of slag collecting machine at boilers #8, 15 of CHPP-10 branch, at boiler TP-20 of CHPP-12 branch; recultivation of chart #2 of CHPP-11 ash-disposal area; installation of return pump station at drainage water discharge of Novo-Irkutskaya CHPP ash-disposal area; significant upgrade of resource base for production and environmental control of OAO Irkutskenergo branches. Such actions as control of surface and drainage water, atmospheric air, soil, water consumption and discharge metering, monitoring of hydrologic, climatic and morphometric characteristics of water bodies at water use area are performed as part of environmental monitoring of Angarsky cascade HPPs. ZAO Irkutskzoloprodukt, subsidiary of OAO Irkutskenergo, sold 1 mln tons of ash-slag waste from ash-disposal areas of OAO Irkutskenergo plants in 2010 which equals 58% of the annual volume of all company’s ash-slag waste. In 2011, OAO Irkutskenergo intends to invest nearly RUR 130 mln in environmental activities. In the future, the company plans to significantly increase the financing of environmental control.
Press service of OAO Irkutskenergo
March 15, 2011
March 15, 2011