DTEK Kyiv Grids has completed the modernization of three high-voltage substations in Kyiv, which supply power to part of the Pechersky, Solomiansky, Holosiyivsky, Shevchenkivsky districts and the Left Bank, the company’s press service reported.
According to it, the updated equipment helped power engineers improve the reliability of power supply to 247 high-rise buildings and a number of socially important facilities in these areas.
In particular, at three high-voltage substations in Kyiv, DTEK Kyiv Grids replaced electrical equipment with modern and more powerful ones. Also, power transformers that had reached the end of their service life were updated, input cells were modernized, old oil switches were replaced with vacuum ones, overvoltage limiters were installed and the relay protection system was reconstructed.
The substation was modernized using funds from the company’s investment program. The total investment in the renovation reached about UAH 200 million.
DTEK Grids is creating infrastructure for the restoration of Ukraine and the economy. We are developing smart power grids so that Ukrainian cities can be revived on their basis – new, modern, smart. Thanks to the modernized substations, on the eve of winter we reduced emergency risks and increased the reliability of the 110 and 10 kV power grid, which supplies 247 high-rise buildings, 21 schools, 27 kindergartens,” CEO of DTEK Kyiv Grids Denys Bondar said.
DTEK Grids is developing a business in the distribution of electricity and operation of electrical networks in the city of Kyiv, Kyiv, Dnipropetrovsk, Donetsk and Odesa regions. The company’s distribution system operators serve 5.4 million households and 150,000 businesses.