Felling of trees that are falling or threatening to fall on OL 6-220 kV

History

The felling of trees that are falling or threatening to fall on OL with capacity of 6-220 kV on the territory of Moscow and the Moscow Region was defined as a priority area of the Company’s activities by the decision of the Board of Directors dated February 28, 2011.

Work to repair power transmission lines and clear routes of trees and shrubs was performed as part of the measures to mitigate the aftermath of the freezing rain. In 2011, the following work was performed:

  • 1,423 poles were replaced and repaired;
  • over 706 kilometers of wires were restored and more than 417,000 trees were removed from OL with capacity of 0.4-220 kV taking into account trees that were falling or threatening to fall, including 1,031 trees in Moscow and over 416,000 trees in the Moscow Region.

Report on work to fell trees that are falling or threatening to fall on OL 6-220 kV

Name Number of trees threatening to fall Recycling of felled debris Bucking
  Total Total removed Remaining % completed Total (must be recycled) Total recycled Remaining % completed Total Total bucked Remaining % completed
  number number number % m3 m3 m3 % number number number %
Moscow OL 35-220 kV 1,031 1,031 0 100 310 310 0 100 1,031 1,031 0 100
Moscow Region OL 35-220 kV 290,318 290,318 0 100 58,064 58,064 0 100 290,318 290,318 0 100
Moscow Region OL 6-10 kV 125,814 125,814 0 100 25,163 25,163 0 100 125,814 125,814 0 100
Total for Company 417,163 417,163 0 100 83,536 83,536 0 100 417,163 417,163 0 100