On March 1 the PJSC “Rosseti” Board of Directors chaired by Alexander Novak, Russian Energy Minister, approved the environmental policy of the power grid based on the principle of dynamical development in sustainable use of natural resources and environment preservation.
The document determines state energy policy goal which is to ensure environmental security, i.e. to consistently limit fuel and energy complex impact on the environment by reducing pollutant emissions and waste generation.
In terms of environmental security Policy will help reduce the outmoded equipment used at power grid facilities and the use of dangerous substances. The policy will also help reduce forest clearing with threading way through the forest and forest corridors by passing OHPL in forest areas, as well as the negative impact on environment by constructing power grid facilities.
Policy is aimed at achieving the strategic goals and performance results of PJSC “Rosseti”, including:
The environmental protection and security competence of staff engaged at power grid facilities is one of the Policy’s key tasks. In addition, Policy is aimed at international expansion of using environmentally clean and energy efficient technology and equipment. The environmental policy shall cover all power grid systems of PJSC “Rosseti” and is recommended for any local branch operators.
It is worth mentioning that Rosseti is taking comprehensive measures to protect the environment in regions. Uniform Technology Policy, Program of Energy Conservation and Energy Efficiency Development and Program of Innovation Development are effective in the company. These programs provide the solutions for environmental challenges in power grid systems and ensure consistent reduces in environmental impact.