Novation-2018 conference was conducted in Orenburgenergo branch of IDGC of Volga, PJSC (a member of the Rosseti group). A commission consisting of the heads of technical services chaired by Nadezhda Markina, head of the service for technical re-equipment and reconstruction, maintenance and repair of electric grid facilities of the Orenburgenergo branch, evaluated the projects of power engineers. In total, 18 projects were submitted, 14 of which were selected for the participation in the conference. In addition, reports were given by the students of the Electrical Engineering Department of the Orenburg Agrarian University.
The participants of the conference selected topics from the existing “problems bank” or offered their own topics. The main criterion for the selection was the applied significance of the project for the production activity of the enterprise.
The competitive work “Monitoring of the basic parameters of optical multiplexer equipment performance” of Ivan Andreenko, an engineer of the switching equipment service of the Informenergosvyaz PD of the Orenburgenergo branch, took the third place.
Alexander Anesh, an electrician of the field service team of the operational dispatching service related to the Central Production Department of the Orenburgenergo branch, submitted the project “Automation of the creation of switchover formats” for the discussion by the expert commission, for which he got the second place.
The highest assessment was given by the expert commission to Alexander Kucher, deputy head of isolation, overvoltage protection and testing service of the Western Production Department of the Orenburgenergo branch, who presented the project “Application of Thermal Coating on Substation Equipment” and became a winner of the Novation 2018 Conference.
The program of the forum included scientific and practical conference and organization of two “round tables” on topics: “Working out the development paths for the Youth Board of the company” and “Improvement of non-material motivation methods for the personnel of the Orenburgenergo branch.”
All participants of the contest received diplomas and positive evaluation from the expert jury.
- The purpose of the Novation-2018 forum held annually at the Orenburgenergo branch is popularization of scientific and technical ideas and activities of both young specialists and employees of the enterprise, as well as students and post-graduate students of higher educational institutions. During the event, we are looking for and finding new ways to improve the work of all services. The participants work through a large amount of materials, the best of the works are being used in production activities, - summed up Nadezhda Markina, head of the service for technical re-equipment and reconstruction, maintenance and repair of electric grid facilities of the Orenburgenergo branch.