On Friday, June 2, 2017, in the framework of St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, PJSC "Rosseti" and Électricité de France (EDF) International signed a road map for the implementation of joint projects in the field of improving and enhancing the efficiency, reliability and safety of electric grid infrastructure of St. Petersburg.
According to the document, it is planned to cooperate on the creation and exploitation of intellectual networks, the study of innovative technologies and best practices in the field of smart-grid, exchange of experience in the field of innovative solutions and best practices in the field of construction, modernization and maintenance service of objects of electric networks. Until the end of 2020, a comprehensive modernization of the power unit of the Petrograd district of St. Petersburg will be implemented in several stages.
The road map was prepared by the joint working group, after visiting the French side of the network control center, urban 6, 10 and 35 kV, and 110 kV transformer substations. The document is signed in accordance with the Memorandum of understanding concluded in January 2017 between PJSC "Rosseti" and EDF.