NPO VEI Elektroizolyatsiya, JSC at the V All-Russian Conference “Distribution Power Grids Development”

At the beginning of July 2019, the company NPO VEI Elektroizolyatsiya took part in the V All-Russian Conference “Distribution Power Grids Development”, held in Moscow. The event was organized by Rosseti, PJSC, Moscow electric grid company OEK, PJSC in partnership with the magazine “ELECTROENERGY. Transmission and distribution” managed by the director of the publishing house Ekaterina Guseva. This year, the Conference, which took two days and received the status of the on-site session of the International Forum “Power Grids”, brought together representatives of state authorities and administration, in particular, the Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation, power grid companies, territorial grid organizations, engineering companies, developers and suppliers of electrical and power equipment, scientific institutes, educational institutions.

The Deputy General Director of NPO VEI Elektroizolyatsiya, JSC, Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor Varivodov Vladimir, who is also the head of the permanent section “Technologies and Equipment of Substations” of the Scientific and Technical Council of Rosseti, PJSC, took part in the Conference. The professional interest of NPO VEI Elektroizolyatsiya, JSC  to the topic of the development of power grids 20 kV is due to the conduct of its own research and development works in the field of linear and substation high-voltage equipment. Close attention was drawn to the discussion of successfully applied in 20-kilovolt grids technologies, including resistive neutral grounding, and developments which meet the requirements of an innovative technological structure with qualitatively new characteristics of efficiency and controllability. The relevance of the discussion lies in increased requirements for maintaining the stability of power supply, including while carrying out planned work related to repairs and technological connection in order to improve the reliability of grids and reduce undersupply damage of electricity.

Participation in the annual conference has practical value for R & D of NPO VEI Elektroizolyatsiya, JSC, which allows the company not only to be aware of key trends in the industry, but also to contribute to the development of the domestic electric power industry.