The main works on repair of power grid equipment at the facilities of the Rosseti Volga branch (brand of IDGC of Volga, PJSC) - Chuvashenergo are being completed. This year, the branch repaired about 2 thousand km of 0.4-10 kV overhead power lines (OPL) and 700 km of 35-110 kV OPL.
In particular, more than 3 thousand supports of power lines, about 140 km of electric wires, more than 6.5 thousand insulators were replaced, more than 1.5 thousand pieces of bird protection devices were installed, about 25 km of ground wire were replaced, 400 tons of metal structures of 35-110 kV supports were painted. In addition, power engineers repaired 597 transformer substations of 6-10/0.4 kV, carried out capital repairs of 34 substations of 110/35/6-10 kV.
During the current repair campaign, the power lines were cleared of trees and shrubs on an area of more than 600 hectares. For this purpose in each production division of Chuvashenergo branch the modern mulching and dozer equipment allowing to work on impassable boggy sites was involved. Performance of works within the planned repair campaign is one of the most important stages of preparation for the autumn-winter period.