In 2014, JSC TGC-1 reduces specific fuel consumption by 4.8%

30.01.2015

In 2014, the total electricity output by the TGC-1 power generating companies, including JSC Murmanskaya CHPP, amounted to 26,426 mln kWh, which is 9.8 % lower than in 2013.

The mains reasons for the reduction of electricity generation in 2014 were a general decline in electricity consumption, an ongoing downward trend in demand for electricity in the day-ahead market, and low water levels in the 1st— 3rd quarters of 2014.

Summary data of the TGC-1 electricity output (mln kWh)

 

2013

2014

Variation

Nevsky Branch

19 083

16 586

-13.1 %

Karelsky Branch

3 689

3 780

2.5 %

Kolsky Branch

6 516

6 043

-7.3 %

TGC-1 branches, total

29 287

26 410

-9.8 %

JSC Murmanskaya CHPP

16.2

16.6

2.4 %

TGC-1 including JSC Murmanskaya CHPP, total

29 303

26 426

-9.8 %

At the same time, work continued on the optimization and use of new and more efficient production capacities. Based on the results of 2014, the output of the new power generating units increased by 6.2 % up to 6,684 mln kWh (which is 25.3 % of the TGC-1 total output or 44.6 % of the output by CHPPs), and the company’s specific conventional fuel consumption for electricity output dropped on average by 4.8 % up to 262.27 g/kWh.

In 2014, the heat output was 24,339 thousand Gcal in total, which is 3.9 % lower than in 2013.

Summary data of the TGC-1 heat output (thousand Gcal)

 

2013

2014

Variation

Nevsky Branch

20 432

18 939

-7.3%

Karelsky Branch

1 664

1 632

-1.9%

Kolsky Branch

1 172

1 599

36.5%

TGC-1 branches, total

23 268

22 170

-4.7%

JSC Murmanskaya CHPP

2 047

2 169

6.0%

TGC-1 including JSC Murmanskaya CHPP, total

25 315

24 339

-3.9%

In the fourth quarter of 2014, the electricity generation by HPPs grew by 3.8 % and amounted to 2,645 mln kWh, which was due to the increase of production performance of the Kolskiy Branch by 19.6 % and JSC Murmanskaya CHPP by 2.9 % respectively.

As for the heat output by the TGC-1 power generating companies across all the branches, including JSC Murmanskaya CHPP, in the fourth quarter of 2014,  it increased by 7.4 % and amounted to 8,528 thousand Gcal. The generation of the new capacities in the fourth quarter of 2014 grew by 11.5 %.

For more information about the company’s production performance, please see Section ‘Reports’ on the corporate website.