Rosseti PJSC, ABB LLC and ABB Power and Automated Systems LLC signed an agreement on their intention to cooperate on the localized production and integration of communications systems, as well as automated systems for the control and monitoring of electrical equipment at substations. The document was endorsed within the scope of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF).
Signatures were placed on the document by the General Director of Rosseti PJSC – Oleg Budargin, the President of ABB LLC – Anatoly Popov, and the President of ABB Power and Automated Systems LLC – Maxim Filshin.
The agreement will make it possible to attain the required level of import substitution, and in the long-run – to improve the reliability and efficiency of the power-grid complex as a whole. Rosseti and ABB also agreed to conduct joint equipment testing. ABB technical specialists will carry out the maintenance and servicing of communications systems and automated control systems for substation electrical equipment, and provide consultations for Rosseti employees on the operation of the new devices.
The parties agreed to come up with a roadmap for the installation and certification of equipment.