Branch of OAO "UES FGC" — Trunk Power Grids (MEA) of Western Siberia — has completed construction and placed under voltage overhead line 220 kV Urengoyskaya — Urengoi-2. The work was done within the framework of the project to ensure the power output Urengoyskaya power plant of 450 MW.
The new line is formed as a result of the reconstruction of 110 kV overhead transmission line Urengoy — Muyaganto 1.2, which took place from April to August 2012. In the course of a single cell is also built 220 kV substation at 220 kV Urengoj.
As part of the scheme of power Urengoyskaya power plant in early August, MES West Siberia have already put under stress, two new 220 kV transmission line: Urengoyskaya — Tarko-and Urengoyskaya — Urengoy.
Start a new power Urengoyskaya power plant is planned for the end of 2012 This event will be a milestone for all the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District. Since, according to the first deputy governor of Yamal Eugene Miskevich as "power plants located in the area, provide only 30% of the power consumption. The main suppliers of electricity are now Surgut GRES-1 and GRES-2 power plant Nizhnevartovsk. With the introduction of Urengoi GRES will be provided with the reliability and security of supply of the majority of the inhabitants of the eastern autonomous region. " In addition, the area will have the opportunity for intensive development of promising oil and gas fields in Yamal and the north-west of the Krasnoyarsk Territory.