In 2016, the specialists of Penzaenergo repaired about 1,000 km of 35–110 kV overhead transmission lines (OHL) and about 4,000 km of 0.4–10 kV OHL. On these electric power grid facilities they replaced insulators, electric wires and supports. Also, in the past year more than a thousand substations (SS) of different voltage class were repaired. Capital repair was performed at 59 substations. As a part of the annual investment and repair programs, the activities on vegetation management and expansion of power transmission line corridors in the area of 859 ha were carried out
This year, sections of distribution grids in Stepanovka of the Bessonovsky district, Malaya Serdoba and Bogoslovka were modernized. Sections of Penza-Lunino-1,2 and Kamenka-1,2 110 kV overhead transmission lines (OHL) were reconstructed. Modernization work will continue next year.
For three quarters of 2016, the branch was able to perform more than 2,000 technological connections to electric grids. The total capacity of connected power receivers amounted to 75 MW. Among the major facilities are 110/10 kV substation in the village of Sazanie, Serdobsky district, a warehouse of food and non-food items in Salovka, agricultural complexes in Ust-Karemsha, Pryanzerki of the Kamensky district, as well as the drying plant in Kamenka, feed mill in Nizhny Lomov.