On August 2, 2011, Orenburgenergo, the branch of IDGC of Volga, JSC and the regional branch of All-Russia non-governmental organization “Business Russia” signed the Agreement on Cooperation. This document on cooperation was signed by Viktor Kazhaev, Deputy General Director of IDGC of Volga, JSC, Director of Orenburgenergo branch, and Andrey Anikeev, Chairman of the Orenburg regional branch of All-Russia non-governmental organization “Business Russia”. The signatory ceremony was attended by the members of the regional branch of “Business Russia” and senior executives of Orenburgenergo branch. The Agreement provides for enhanced opportunities for the businessmen of the Orenburg region to participate in the development, financing and servicing of electric grid infrastructure, study of the world’ best practices of services provided in the sphere of electric power industry, joint efforts to further improve the regulatory and legal framework. The Agreement focuses on such issues as investment attractiveness and promotion of investment projects.