Employees of the Electricity Metrology and Quality Control Service of the Rosseti Volga, PJSC branch Penzaenergo summed up their work in 2020. During the reporting period, 3,515 measuring instruments (MI) were verified, including 1,174 measuring current transformers and voltage transformers, 836 electricity metering devices (MD). Of this number, the Penza metrologists carried out the verification of 678 MD of electricity, 982 measuring current transformers independently. 2370 SI was also calibrated.
According to the head of the service of metrology and quality control of electricity Vasily Zhaldybin, the exact characteristics of the functioning of the equipment of the electric grid economy of "Penzaenergo" can be obtained only if the devices are checked and calibrated up-to-date. It also helps to avoid breakdowns and prevent power outages.
"In addition, the serviceability of metering devices allows you to record the exact amount of electricity transmitted to the consumer and not make mistakes when charging for basic services of the enterprise," Vasily Zhaldybin said.
Also in 2020, the branch's specialists conducted internal metrological supervision in 83 divisions and power facilities of the branch.