The maintenance campaign for 2017 has started at Smolenskaya GRES Branch of Unipro PJSC.
The main task of the repair works is to restore the operating equipment life cycle and extend its service life for ensuring reliable generation of electric and heat power and preparation for the autumn-winter season.
On 27 February, according to the approved annual schedule of repairs, Power Unit No. 2 with the capacity of 210 MW was taken out of service for the current repair. The specialists will perform a typical scope of repair works: the current repair of the boiler and the turbine, control over the metal of the main equipment parts, and expert appraisal of industrial safety at the main steam pipelines, cold reheat pipelines, the system of the turbine regeneration, high- and low-pressure heaters. Besides, the standard repair of the generator and drying of 2Т transformer have been scheduled.
During the year, the overhaul of Power Unit No. 1, the current repair of Power Unit No. 3, as well as the repair of the heating network in the Branch operating zone will be performed.
The scheduled activities aimed at the plant power generating equipment repair will not affect the reliable operation of the power system and uninterruptible supply of customers from Ozerny Settlement with heat and electric power. Currently, heat is being delivered to customers in compliance with the temperature chart.