Power engineers of Orenburgenergo have conducted a raid to identify the facts of unauthorized connection to electric grids

24 may 2018

reydore.jpgThe experts of the Central Production Department (PD) of Orenburgenergo branch of IDGC of Volga, PJSC (a member of the Rosseti group), conducted a raid in the village of Klyuchi, Tulgan Region.

 An unauthorized connection to the overhead power line was revealed by the employees of the Orenburgenergo branch in Lesnoy pereulok. The experts drafted the act, immediately eliminated the violation, and reminded the owner of the house of security.

- First, one can get under voltage, making such connection to the operating transmission line. Second, a short-circuit and fire can occur in the house at any time, - explained Sagyndyk Kazbekov, head of the agency for the implementation of electricity transmission services of the Orenburgenergo Central Production Department. E

very month power engineers conduct planned and unscheduled inspections of meters, raids to identify unauthorized connections to the power grid. On average, each team walks around about 25 houses a day.

- This year we went to raids more than 20 times, 9 facts of unaccounted and non-contractual consumption of electricity were revealed. Dishonest buildings owners connect to power grid, risking life and property, - explains Vladimir Makshanov, head of electricity balance and metering area of the Tulgan Power Distribution Zone (PDZ) of the Central PD.

In order to prevent short circuit of the electrical wiring and fire, power engineers urge the residents of the Orenburg region to observe several simple rules:

- Unauthorized connection to the electrical grid is forbidden;

- Do not interfere with the operation of the electricity meter;

- Do not plug in all electrical appliances at the same time;

- It is forbidden to use self-made electrical appliances and lamps in barns, cellars, garages.