Reftinskaya power station’s broken generating unit to be restored in 2008

A power generating unit that was damaged by a major fire at Reftinskaya power station (part of OGK-5) is going to be restored in 2008, General Director of United Dispatch Control of Ural Power Networks Petr Erokhin announced at a press conference in Yekaterinburg. United Dispatch Control of Ural Power Networks reports approximately 2,000 megawatts were lost as a result of the accident at the power station.

Mr. Erokhin says the new equipment will only be delivered to Reftinskaya power station in 2008.

The fire broke out on December 20, 2006 and was classed as a third-degree one in terms of seriousness.


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