On the progress of the preparation of the power system for work in the autumn-winter period 2017-2018
Pursuant to the Decree of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan No. DP-3079 from 22 June 2017 "On Measures to Ensure Comprehensive Preparation of the Economy and Social Sphere of the Republic for Sustainable Work in the Autumn-Winter period 2017-2018" and in order to prepare the energy system for the forthcoming autumn- winter period JSC "Uzbekenergo" approved a set of specific measures with the appointment of responsible persons to coordinate the work on the preparation of power plants and networks to work in the autumn-winter period, approved schedules for energy repairs equipment and accumulation of reserve fuel, as well as inspections of the technical condition and preventive testing of power equipment.
To maintain reliable and uninterrupted operation of the power equipment of enterprises, scheduled repair works are performed in accordance with the approved schedule, which will ensure an increase in existing capacities of power plants by more than 230 MW and a decrease in the loss of electricity by 65 million kWh.
According to the schedule of repairs for 2017, the joint-stock company planned to repair 14 power units, 15 boiler units, 3 turbo-units.
At present, the power stations of the power system have completed repair work at 9 power units, 13 boiler units and 2 turbine units, i.e. the main part of the preparatory work has been completed.
At this stage, 3 power units, 1 boiler unit and 1 turbine unit are also under repair.
Over 18.3 thousand km of 0.4-110 kV transmission lines and 6,272 transformer stations have been overhauled on electric networks.
To improve power supply to consumers in the domestic sector of the Republic, over 270 overloaded high-capacity transformers were replaced, a reserve of 286 units was created. transformers of different power.
Currently, JSC "Uzbekenergo" takes all necessary measures to ensure the timely preparation of power plants and networks to work in the autumn and winter conditions, the fulfillment of tasks for electricity generation and its uninterrupted transportation to consumers in the autumn-winter period 2017 - 2018.