January 25, 2013, the South Korean company Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) is open electrical plant for the production of gas-insulated switchgear (complete switchgear gas-insulated switchgear), located in Primorye Artem.
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The opening ceremony was attended by First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov, chairman of the Board of JSC "FGC UES" Oleg Budargin, general director of "Hyundai Electrical" Kang Jeong-ho, representatives of regional authorities, RIA "Novosti" branch of JSC "FGC UES "- MES East.
Hyundai plant is designed to produce up to 350 cells of switchgear from 110 to 500 kWh per year. "At present, Russia is not commercially available GIS 220-500 kW, and therefore the necessary equipment was purchased from foreign manufacturers, but now it will be done in Primorye", — told the agency. According to him, under a contract the Korean company will also carry out maintenance of electrical equipment. In addition, experts will be prepared for installation, commissioning, operation and maintenance technology and equipment.
"The contract concluded between JSC" FGC UES "and Hyundai Heavy Industries, requires that 50% of all produced at the plant switchgear will go directly to their substation. Issue GIS in Primorye allow three to five times to reduce the area substation, two times lower operating costs, protect the substation equipment from the effects of the environment, to ensure the implementation of the most modern environmental requirements, "- said the source.
Recall that the agreement on the construction of the plant OAO "UES FGC" Primorsky Territory Administration and Hyundai signed in November 2010.