In Penza been inaugurated the 220 kV Penza-1 after a comprehensive renovation. Enter the substation will not only improve the reliability and quality of electricity supply to consumers of Penza, but also provide a framework for the development of new neighborhoods of the city, housing, technological connection of the business.
Substation 220 kV Penza-1 was put into operation in 1963 and is a system object. A decision on its reconstruction was made in connection with the moral and physical aging equipment. Because of the inability of the output of the substation for the long term, next to the existing substation Penza-1 was built a new power facility capacity of 400 MVA.
Speaking at the opening of the substation, the Governor of the Penza region Vasily Bochkarev highlighted the considerable work done by JSC "FGC UES" to create electricity infrastructure for the development of the urban economy and social sphere. Employees MES Volga and contractors were awarded letters of thanks of the Governor and Diplomas of JSC "FGC UES" for outstanding contribution to the project.
On the new substation installed Penza compact, modern equipment, devices and systems in Russia and abroad: open distribution system (OS) 220 kV indoor switchgear (ISG) 35 kV, two auto-transformer with a capacity of 200 MVA, automated process control system (PCS) , the system of commercial accounting system (AMR), microprocessor relay protection. Prior to adjacent electric power facilities built more than 200 km of fiber-optic communication lines.
Penza from PS-1 powered largest enterprise: "Chemical Engineering", JSC "Tyazhmashapparatura", JSC "Biosynthesis", "Druzhba" pipeline, traction substations of JSC "Russian Railways", pumping stations, pressure lines, residential areas, the food industry educational institutions and health facilities. In total energy transmitted from the substation 13 to 110 kV lines.