Glossary

History

Abbreviations used in the text

ACPP

annual comprehensive procurement program

ADMC CMEP

automated data metrical systems for the commercial metering of electric power

AS FBM

automated system of financial and business management

AS FEM

automated system of financial and economic management

ATPCS

automated technology process control systems

AWS

automated work station

CHP

combined heat and power plant

CL

cable line

CSC

customer service center

CP

crossover point

CPI

consumer price index

DPC

data processing center

EPGZ

electric power grid zone

FCSM

Federal Commission for the Securities Market (transformed into the FSFM of Russia in August 2004)

FEC

Fuel and Energy Committee

FFMS

Federal Financial Markets Service

FGC UES of Russia

Federal Grid Company of Unified Energy System of Russia

FTS

Federal Tariff Service

GIMCS

gas insulated metal-clad switchgear

HPP

hydroelectric power plant

IFRS

international financial reporting standards

IS

indoor switchgear

KPI

key performance indicators

MEC

mobile emergency crew

MICEX

Moscow Interbank Currency Exchange

MM

mass media

Moscow RDO

Regional Dispatching Office of the Power System for the City of Moscow and Moscow Region – branch of JSC “SOCDO UES”

OCL

overhead cable line

ODS

on-line dispatcher service

OL

overhead line

OS

outdoor switchgear

PTL

power transmission line

RAB (Regulatory Asset Base)

method of ensuring a return on invested capital

RAS

Russian Accounting Standards

REC

Regional Energy Committee

RTS

Russian Trading System

R&D

research and development

SAC

subsidiaries and associated companies

SDPP

state district power plant (historical name)

SIC

self-supported insulated conductor

SO-CDO UES

System Operator – Central Dispatching Office of Unified Energy System of Russia

SS

substation with voltage of 35 kV or higher

TBSD

tariff and balance sheet decision

TGO

territorial grid organization

TS

transformer substation 6-10/0.4 kV

TUR

technical upgrading and reconstruction

WGC

wholesale generation company

Measurement units

kV

kilovolt as a voltage measurement unit

kVA

kilovolt-ampere as a full transforming power measurement unit

kWh

kilowatt-hour as an electric power measurement unit

MVA

megavolt-ampere as a full transforming power measurement unit

MW

megawatt as a power measurement unit

MWh

megawatt-hour as an electric power measurement unit