FGC UES Upgrades Relays in Yamal

28 December 2016 (16:03)

UrBC, Yekaterinburg, December 28, 2016. Rosset’s Federal Grid Company United Energy Systems got the protection relays and automation systems upgraded at its 500-kilowatt Tarko-Sale Power Substation in Yamalo-Nenetsky Autonomous Region, the company press service reports.

The new equipment will be used on Tarko-Sale-Svetlaya main and was necessary to get connected to Tyumenenergo’s 110-kilowatt Svetlaya Substation. The relays are resistant to outside temperatures and have a self-diagnostics option. Their function is to prevent short-circuit failures.

Tarko-Sale Substation has been in use since 1984, with overall transformer capacity at 1,377 MVA. The station supplies electric power to the oil and gas companies RN-Purneftegaz and Transient Siberia and the towns of Gubkinsky, Tarko-Sale, and Purpe.

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