10 May 2017

«REP Holding» took comprehensive part in the V Russian International Energy Forum

«REP Holding» took an active part in the work of the V Russian International Energy Forum that took place from 25 to 27 April 2017 in EXPOFORUM Convention and Exhibition Centre in St.-Petersburg.   This is a large event in the energy industry where the main problems and trends in the development of the Russian energy sector are discussed. The Forum was held with the support of the Council of Federation of the RF Federal Assembly, the Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation, the Government of St.Petersburg and the Leningrad Region, the Centre of Fuel and Energy Complex Communications Development, etc.

On the first day of the Forum the plenary meeting «Energy security of Russia – the axiom of economic development» was held. Industry experts and heads of relevant ministries stressed the need to introduce innovative technologies for complex modernization of energy resources and ensure guarantees of uninterrupted power supply. Also during the discussion the key aspects of development of import substitution program were presented.  In his speech the President of «REP Holding» Tagir Nigmatulin outlined the issues, the solution of which will help to improve the level of high-tech production in order to ensure energy security and to promote actively Russian products on both the domestic and external energy market. The emphasis was on the cooperation of Russian manufacturers within development of modern technologies and the mastery of new samples production of highly efficient Russian equipment.

Together with the participants of the plenary session Tagir Nigmatulin took part in the official opening ceremony of the ХХIV International Specialized Exhibition "Power and Electrical Engineering", after which the exhibition exposition walk-round took place under the frame of which the recent developments of the industry market, advance solutions in the production of electrical equipment an innovative technologies were demonstrated.

Director of the «REP Holding» Department «Power-generation equipment» Alexander Ivashchenko became a participant of the round table «Equipment for generating companies: how demand changed the offer». The industry experts reviewed issues related to power equipment producers and customers. One of the main subject for discussion became the impact of the government program on import substitution upon the work of power generating companies and upon the structure of enterprises costs in terms of innovations development and implementation.  

Speaking about the future development of energy facilities, Alexander Ivashchenko in his report touched upon the subject of the transition from centralized power generating to distributed generation objects. The shift in trend puts the manufacturer in a wider range of tasks: from reduction of the placement area and costs for station design and construction up to providing a high degree of factory readiness that will allow reducing time and cost of object erection. As one of the solutions the speaker presented the modular principle of a single platform with regard to combined cycle plant – «Modular CCP» having wide variety of applications and with the ability to be assembled and disassembled for installation on another site.

The Director of the Engineering Centre Serghey Meshkov presented «REP Holding» at the plenary session of the conference «Power Engineering. Revival of traditions» organized by the Committee on Industrial Policy and Innovation of St.-Petersburg with the support of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation. The conference continued the theme of improving the state of the power machine building complex, expansion of sales markets and increase in sales.

«The conference participants discussed a number of measures which, after detailed elaboration, can be included in the Development Strategy of Russian machine building industry for long term prospects up to 2030. The Energy Forum once again became a platform not only for the exchange of experience, but also for solving current and long-term issues of the industry. The productive participation of «REP Holding» in the program of the Forum confirms its reputation as one of the leading power machine building companies in the country», – said Serghey Meshkov.

In addition to participating in the business program "REP Holding" acted as an official partner to the Forum on the technical program. On the 27th of April participants of RIEF and accompanying exhibition «Power and Electrical Engineering» got the opportunity to visit Nevsky plant and the plant «Electropult». In total, the tours were attended by more than 40 people – experts from machine-building and power generation enterprises, representatives of design-engineering institutes and higher educational institutions.

At the Holding’s facilities the guests got acquainted with the full cycle of production of turbo-compressor and electrically-powered equipment: from the areas of castings production to the   package of finished products. The experts duly appreciated state-of-the-art technical capacities of the facilities and high level of production organization which is an indispensable condition for the production of innovative products

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