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RusHydro plans to link Central Yakutia with the United Energy System of Far East

May 23, 2018. Moscow, Russia. PJSC RusHydro (ticker symbol: MOEX, LSE: HYDR; OTCQX: RSHYY) announces plans to integrate currently isolated Energy system of Central Yakutia with the South-Yakutia energy system, part of the United energy system of Far East. The integration will take place following construction of a link connecting PJSC Yakustkenergo (RusHydro Group subsidiary) facilities to the high-voltage network operated by Federal Grid via 220kV Maya substation.

Implementation of the project, conducted by PJSC Yakutsenergo will improve reliability of energy supply to consumers in the Central Yakutia. The link will enable access to generating capacity of the United energy system of the Far East in the event of supply shortage in Yakutsk, the most densely populated city of Yakutia. In addition, the Central Yakutia region will get access to the wholesale capacity market. Completion of project’s main construction works is scheduled for the 4th quarter of 2018.
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