EuroSibEnergo develops a plan for providing heat supply to Irkutsk
At the meeting held in late 2013, a commission of the Russian Ministry of Energy approved a plan for providing heat supply to Irkutsk. The document is strategically important for the city as it outlines key areas of its development taking into account the need to provide utility infrastructure for facilities and residential complexes under construction. The plan is to be implemented by 2027 and will be updated annually.
EuroSibEnergo Group is the general developer of the plan for providing heat supply (the relevant work will be performed by LLC IrkutskEnergoProekt, a subsidiary of LLC EuroSibEnergo-Engineering). The document stipulates construction of large heating mains, which will make it possible to improve the reliability of the heat supply system of Irkutsk and decommission a number of boiler houses which have become worn out and outdated. In this connection, a program has been developed which comprises priority measures for upgrading and repairing existing heating mains and heat distribution networks. Besides, issues related to connecting new consumers to heat generating facilities have been considered; a framework has been established for calculating the amount payable for connecting newly constructed facilities to the heat supply system. Thus, the pricing of housing will become more transparent.
Vyacheslav Solomin, acting CEO of OJSC EuroSibEnergo: "The approved plan for providing heat supply to Irkutsk will help outline the city's long-term development prospects and forecast changes in heat consumption at individual points in the city. The document is highly important for everyone involved in the process of heat supply, from generating companies to consumers. I believe that by implementing the new plan, Irkutsk will considerably improve the quality of services in the sphere of heat supply and will become much more attractive to investors. Besides, decommissioning of old boiler houses will considerably improve the environment."
Press service of OJSC EuroSibEnergo
January 24, 2014