DTEK Donetsk Grids upgrades two high-voltage lines for front-line town of Avdiivka

DTEK Donetsk Grids upgrades two high-voltage lines for front-line town of Avdiivka

Power distribution23 September 2020

DTEK Donetsk Grids specialists upgrade two high-voltage lines, which will make the power supply of front-line town of Avdiivka and 14 nearby towns. In addition, the Kotlyarevska-Karlovka line, which provides power to the Karlovsk filtering station, will be temporarily disconnected on 24 September and 5 October for the reasons of work safety.

DTEK Donetsk Grids upgrades two high-voltage lines for front-line town of Avdiivka

“DTEK is a reliable partner of the community and our main goal is reliable, accident-free power supply to our clients. Upgrade of two high-voltage lines will significantly improve the power supply of the front-line town of Avdiivka and adjacent towns. This is almost 40 thousand residents, – said Alexey Degtyarev, General Director of DTEK Donetsk Grids. "46 power towers, more than 100 insulators, and 18.6 km of cable will be replaced as part of the modernization."

The lines supplying the Avdiivka and the Karlovsk filtering station intersect. Power engineers will temporarily discinnect the Kotlyarevska-Karlovka line on September 24 and October 5 for safety reasons. Power towers will be replaced on September 24, and cables will be connected on October 5.

At the same time, other clients will not remain without power – they will be connected per a redundant circuit during the repair activities.

The Karlovsk filtering station supplies water to the Pokrovskaya, Selidovskaya and Dobropolskaya city units.