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20 January, 2012 at 08:00 CHPPs of OAO Irkutskenergo recorded a historical maximum of power load

20 January, 2012 at 08:00 (local time) CHPPs of OAO Irkutskenergo recorded a historical maximum of power load – 3,503 MW. Previously, the maximum thermal generation had been recorded in January 2008 – then CHPPs of OAO Irkutskenergo reached 3340 MW. The maximum was due to implementation of investment programmes by the company aiming to expand and upgrade the existing facilities. Thus, restrictions of installed capacity were removed at CHPP-9, a new heating main was commissioned in Angarsk (ТМ-6), electric restrictions removal was completed in the scheme of power distribution at Ust-Ilimskaya CHPP, turbine generator 2 at Novo-Ziminskaya CHPP was renovated, allowing the power plant to reach the capacity of 260 MW for the first time (which is above the installed capacity of 240 MW).

CEO of OAO Irkutskenergo Evgeny Fedorov: “The maximum power load was achieved due to precise and balanced operation of all CHPPs of ОАО Irkutskenergo. Our company is constantly upgradingincreasing not only reliability, but also the production specifications of assets.

Press service of OAO Irkutskenergo
20 January, 2012

January 20, 2012
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