On 16 April, Semyon Sazonov, General Director of PJSC “Quadra – Power Generation” and Alexander Gusev, Governor of the Voronezh Region visited the construction site of GSU-223 MW (gas steam unit) of Voronezh HPP-1, where 842 people and 52 units of equipment are working at the moment.
“The installation of the main equipment of the GSU nears its completion, and we are going to initiate startup and adjustment works in the near future. The new facility valued at RUB 15 bn in total will be constructed this year. This will allow to create new working places and, first of all, take the reliability of the heat supply of the city to a new level,” said Semyon Sazonov, General Director of PJSC “Quadra – Power Generation.”
Alexander Gusev gave a positive assessment to the pace of the investment project implementation, “The construction of the GSU has an important value for the region. We receive a new economic facility of the entirely different level of reliability: the modern equipment installed here will enable working during decades without any difficulties.”
Putting the gas steam unit into operation will help increase electricity production one and a half time and enhance competitiveness of the HPP products, energy efficiency of the production process and reliability of electricity and heat supply of Voronezh city residents.
By now, the builders have mounted the main equipment of the energy unit: four gas turbine units (GTUs), five booster compressor stations, four waste-heat boilers, two cooling towers, electric equipment of 110 kV indoor switchgear, surge current limiter transformers, two steam turbines, network pumps, network water boilers. Piping of waste-heat boilers, GTUs, STUs (steam turbine units), reconstruction of 110 kV outdoor switchgear, finishing and electrical works continue in the appendage of the main building.