The branch of JSC "IDGC of Center" — "Smolenskenergo" continues the program of maintenance, restoration and development of outdoor lighting. In 2011, the maintenance and upgrading of outdoor lighting were made of more than 42 million rubles. In this case, were performed maintenance work for more than 40 thousand lamps within 312 prisoners municipal contracts for the provision of outdoor lighting in the Smolensk region.
In 2013, the city of Smolensk will celebrate the 1150th anniversary of its founding. In accordance with the Decree of the President of the Russian Federation, a long-term target program "Preparation for the celebration of the 1150th anniversary of the city of Smolensk," 2010-2013. "Special contribution to the implementation of programs make Smolensk Energy JSC" IDGC of Center ".
In preparation for the anniversary of the city in 2011 was built a number of new lines of outdoor lighting on Gagarin Avenue, Moscow highway, in paragraph Anastasino. On the street. Frunze Str. Rylenkova etc. Gagarin upgraded exterior lighting. Reconstruction of street lighting is in the settlements of the region. For example, the 50th anniversary of the space flight YA Gagarin at home in the first cosmonaut Gagarin was upgraded a number of lines of outdoor lighting with the replacement of more than 500 lights. In Vyazma and settlement. Tumanovo remodeled outdoor lighting network, set 90 and 111 lamps, respectively.
"The most important task now is energy saving. Reducing energy consumption will not only save a significant proportion of the budget, but also the environment. At the same time the work is done by switching to sodium lamps, night mode and the introduction of the use of LED lights," — said the deputy chief engineer — Head of branch distribution networks Vitaly Mordykin.
In 2011, it was established in 1320 with sodium lighting fixtures. In Smolensk, on the street. Smoljaninova, etc. Marshal Konev implemented a night mode to save energy, with energy savings of about 20%.
The best result obtained by using energy-saving LED lights. In Smolensk, on the street. October Revolution, identified 11 such devices in the town of Gagarin — 16 pieces. The level of energy consumption when using these lamps is reduced by more than three times.
In 2012, the planned replacement of obsolete targeted lamps with mercury vapor lamps to more energy-efficient. In addition to continue upgrading the lines of outdoor lighting in the reconstruction of streets to the 1150th anniversary of the city of Smolensk (thesaurus, Kirov, Krupskaya, etc.) and the construction of new lines of outdoor lighting.
Plans to connect 63 sites floodlighting of buildings and monuments and the introduction of LED lighting.