Overhaul of power unit no. 3 is completed at Konakovskaya GRES

The specialists of Konakovskaya GRES finished the scheduled overhaul of power unit No. 3 with the 325 MW installed capacity. Due to the work carried out it became possible to increase reliability of the equipment and, consequently, the energy and heat supply to consumers.

Thanks to the efficient arrangement of work and use of state-of-the-art technologies, the overhaul of the power unit was completed in just 31 days. During the overhaul, the work was carried out on the main and auxiliary equipment of boilers and turbines as well as on the equipment of the automatic control system and instrumentation. Moreover, the contact rings of the brush-contact devices on the generator rotor and the exciter rotor were replaced.

“All overhauls planned at Konakovskaya GRES as part of preparation to the 2022-2023 autumn-winter season have been fully completed. Timely diagnostics and equipment upgrades allow us to count on the fact that power and heat supply to the residents and organizations of Konakovo will be reliable and uninterrupted,” 

- Ilya Novozhilov, Director of Konakovskaya GRES of PJSC Enel Russia.

Konakovskaya GRES is one of the largest suppliers of electricity and heat in the region. The installed electric power of the power plant is 2520 MW, the thermal power is 120 Gcal*h. The main fuel is natural gas, the reserve one is fuel oil. The power plant includes 8 power units with a capacity of 300 to 325 MW.