OREANDA-NEWS. IDGC of Centre - Voronezhenergo division has started the reconstruction of 110 kV substation #9 "Agricultural Institute" in Voronezh. This power facility is of strategic importance for the capital of the Black Earth Region, it feeds electricity to utilities, social facilities, residential buildings, as well as the dynamically developing sector of new buildings in Kominternovsky district. Its modernization is carried out in the framework of the investment program in 2016, in order to ensure reliable transmission and distribution of electricity from Voronezh TPP-1, whose capacity will be increased after the commissioning of a new combined-cycle plant. Voronezh TPP-1 is part of PJSC "Quadra" and provides heating to residents of Left Bank and Leninsky districts, as well as more than a thousand companies, including the largest Voronezh plants - CJSC "Voronezh tire plant", JSC "Voronezhsintezkauchuk" and "Mining Machinery Holding Company – Rudgormash-Voronezh".

During the reconstruction of 110 kV substation #9 "Agricultural Institute" replacement of electrical equipment with more reliable and modern will be made. In addition, the power centre will be equipped with a set of technical means for implementation of automated control of operation of high voltage equipment. The power company plans to complete all the work by the end of the third quarter.

In total, during 2016 Voronezhenergo as part of the investment program implementation plans to perform in the territory of Voronezh and the region reconstruction of more than 168 km of power lines of different voltage classes and more than 15 substations of 110 kV.