5. COMPANY RESULTS IN 2006
TGC-1 reforming completed
On November 1, 2006 TGC-1 completed all the legal and corporate formalities to finalize the adjoining of several generating assets: JSC “Petersburg Generating Company”, JSC “Kola Generating Company”, JSC “Karelenergogeneratsiya”,
and JSC “Apatity CHPP”, consolidating TGC-1 as a unified operating company.
Sustainable growth of financial and operational performance
- Company sales totaled RUR 20,502,716 thousand in 2006; net profit under Russian Accounting Standards totaled RUR 598,158 thousand;
- Installed electric capacity increased from 5,733.8 MW to 6,248.4 MW;
- Installed heat capacity increased from 12,636 GCal/h to 14,735 GCal/h;
- In 2006, TGC-1 assigned RUR 1,891.5 million for technological re-equipment and modernization, RUR 1,707 million for new construction, and RUR 1,831.4 million for equipment repairs.
TGC-1 development strategy approvement
- The key goal of implementing the development strategy of JSC “TGC-1” is to increase the Company’s effective sales maximizing the growth of the Company’s market value;
- Company’s strategic objectives are increase of market share, operational effectiveness, and investment attraction;
TGC-1 investment program, aimed at repairing worn-out and non-efficient equipment and providing constant demand in the long-term perspective is the main tool the company will use in achieving its strategy objectives.
Entering the russian stock market
- On the 27th of December, 2006 ordinary shares of JSC “TGC-1” started trading on the RTS Exchange Market in the Part of the Schedule “Securities Admitted to Trading but Not Listed”;
- On the 9th of January 2007, TGC-1 ordinary shares were admitted to trading at the RTS Classic Stock Exchange in the Part of the Schedule “Securities Admitted to Trading but Not Listed”;
- On the 25th of January, 2007 TGC-1 ordinary shares started trading on Moscow Interbank Currency Exchange (MICEX) as “Securities Admitted to Trading but Not Listed”.
Improvements in corporate governance
- Standard & Poor’s awarded to TGC-1 a corporate governance score CGS-5.0 according to the international scale and CGS-5.3 according to the Russian scale. These are the highest CGS for Russian generating companies;
- On May 31, 2006 the Annual General Meeting decided to pay the first in TGC-1 history dividends for 2005;
- TGC-1 prepared its 2006 financial statements according to the International Financial Reporting Standards.
Providing social stability of TGC-1
- In March 2006 the Company signed a Collective Bargaining Agreement with its employees for 2006 – 2007;
- New labor motivation system for employees — quarterly bonus payments for achieving “key indexes of effectiveness” was introduced in 2006;
- Environmental Policy and Implementation Concept ratified by the Managing Board of RAO “UES of Russia”;
The Company realized over 20 charitable and sponsor programs.