Branch of OAO "UES FGC" — Trunk Power Grids (IEC) Center — the first building in the Vladimir grid substation closed. The substation is being built next to the 220 kV District, and after commissioning replaced.
The equipment of the new substation will be located in enclosed spaces, making a more compact substation equipment and provides protection from the elements.
Work on the complex reconstruction and modernization of the substation areas began in 2009. As a result of the work of its capacity will increase by a third to be 460 MVA.
To date, considerable scope of civil works. The construction of the oil sump of the building complete switchgear gas-insulated switchgear (GIS) 220 kV substation control. Delivered to the construction site electrical equipment. Currently, work is underway on the exterior finish of buildings. Since the beginning of July at the substation are authorized to install portals and laying of cable channels.
The new substation will be equipped with District switchgear 110 kV and 220 kV, which have several advantages: small, maintenance-free, high reliability and safety. Installed in closed chambers autotransformers will be equipped with a gas fire. High reliability of the substation and uninterrupted power supply to consumers will provide an automated process control system, microprocessor-based relay protection and emergency control systems, advanced communications systems and security, as well as automated information system for measurement of electrical power.
PS District, located in operation since 1963, is one of the main supply centers of Vladimir. Among its major industrial customers — "Vladimir Electromotive plant" and "Vladimir Tractor Plant."