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KAZAKHSTAN ELECTRICITY GRID OPERATING COMPANY KEGOC JSC

Joint Stock Company «Kazakhstan Electricity Grid Operating Company KEGOC» (further KEGOC) has been established according to Government Resolution of the Republic of Kazakhstan No. 1188 dated 28 September 1996 «On certain measures for restructuring of Kazakhstan power system management».

Date of initial state registration is 11 July 1997.

Address: 37, Beibitshilik Ave., Saryarka district, Astana 010000, Republic of Kazakhstan.

"On measures for realization of the President Decree of the republic of Kazakhstan No. 50 dated 28 January 2006", the state share holding of "KEGOC" JSC have been passed to the paying up of placed shares of "Kazakhstan Holding Company on state assets management "Samruk" JSC.

Pursuant to the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan "On Electric Power", Government Regulation of the Republic of Kazakhstan N 190 dated 18 February 2004 "On measures for further development of market relations in electric power of the Republic of Kazakhstan", Order of Minister of Energy and Natural Resources N 198 dated 27 August 2004 KEGOC JSC has been appointed the System Operator of the Unified Power System of the Republic of Kazakhstan (hereinafter — UPS of Kazakhstan), and its main task is to maintain steady operation of UPS of Kazakhstan and reliable control of the National Power Grid pursuant to current engineering, economic and ecological requirements within the government policy.

Activity

Vision – By 2025 KEGOC will become a world-class Company and the regional centre of competence in the power industry.

JSC, being the System Operator of the Unified Power System of the Republic of Kazakhstan, carries out the following kinds of activity:

Being the system operator of the Unified Power System of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Company in accordance with the Power Industry Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan shall carry out the following activities:

  1. render contracted system services of electricity transmission across the national power grid; maintain and ensure availability of the national grid;  
  2. render contracted system services of technical dispatching  of electricity delivered and consumed in the grid through the centralised operational dispatch management of operational modes in the Unified Power System of the Republic of Kazakhstan including the preparation of actual balances and daily schedules for electricity generation and consumption; 
  3. ensure the reliable operation of the Unified Power System of the Republic of Kazakhstan;
  4. provide system services for balancing of electricity generation and consumption; 
  5. perform financial settlement of electricity imbalances under the procedure prescribed by the laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan; 
  6. determine the amount, structure and allocation of the capacity reserves for the energy producing organisations and engage the capacity reserves in the Unified Power System of the Republic of Kazakhstan; 
  7. manage operation of the real-time balancing energy market and the system and auxiliary services market;  
  8. collaborate with the power systems of neighbouring states to control and ensure the stable parallel operation; 
  9. provide technical and organisational guidance required to establish the unified information system, the commercial metering system and related protective relaying and emergency automation for all participants in the wholesale electricity market; 
  10. ensure equal access to the national grid for the wholesale electricity market participants; 
  11. provide participants in the wholesale electricity market of the Republic of Kazakhstan with information, which does not constitute any commercial and other secrets protected by the laws; 
  12. co-ordinate maintenance shutdown of the primary equipment of power plants, substations, transmission lines, protective relaying and emergency automation devices and process control systems, and ensure their operational availability; 
  13. participate in development of hydropower plant operating schedules, taking into account water economic balances of the plants and operation modes of the Unified Power System of the Republic of Kazakhstan; 
  14. develop long-term forecast of electric energy balances;
  15. purchase and sell electricity to meet the Company’s process and operational needs on the electricity balancing market and to support the renewable energy sources in accordance the laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan;
  16. provide centralised operational dispatch control  of the Unified Power System of the Republic of Kazakhstan;
  17. organize the operation of the capacity market;
  18. other operations not prohibited by the laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Electric Networks

Intersystem Electric Networks (IES) branches of KEGOC own 355 overhead transmission lines 0.4 – 1150 kVwith total length of 25096.597 km (circuits), including:

1150 kV OHTL - 1421.225 km;

500 kV OHTL - 6804.744 km;

330 kV OHTL – 1864.092 km;

220 kV OHTL - 14511.046 km;

110 kV OHTL - 352.841 km;

35 kV OHTL - 44.13 km;

10 kV OHTL – 80.078 km;

6 kV OHTL - 12.851 km;

0.4 kV OHTL - 5.59 km. 

IES branches of KEGOC own 78 power substations 35 – 1150 kV, with transformer installed capacity of 36 662,55 MVA, including:

1150 kV - 3 pcs. of 9384.1 MVA;

500 kV - 18 pcs. of 16 114 MVA;

220 kV - 54 pcs. of 11 136.25 MVA;

110 kV - 1 pc. of 5 MVA;

35 kV - 2 pcs. of 23.2 MVA. 

Akmolinskiye IES branch of KEGOC was established in September 1997.

The property of the branch includes overhead transmission lines in overhead clearance 10 – 1150 kV with total length 4230.086 km (circuits), and also 10 substations 220 – 1150 kV, with total capacity of 8136.6 MVA. 

Aktubinskiye IES branch of KEGOC was established in October 1997.

The property of the branch includes overhead transmission lines in overhead clearance 10 – 500 kV with total length 967.39 km (circuits), and also 7 substations 220 – 500 kV, with total capacity of 2425.5 MVA. 

Almatinskiye IES branch of KEGOC was established in September 1997.

The property of the branch includes overhead transmission lines in overhead clearance 0.4 – 500 kV with total length 3550.853 km (circuits), and also 11 substations 35 – 500 kV, with total capacity of 4229.35 MVA.  

Vostochnye IES branch of KEGOC was established in December 1997.

The property of the branch includes overhead transmission lines in overhead clearance 0.4 – 500 kV with total length 1160.67 km (circuits), and also 6 substations 220 – 500 kV, with total capacity of 3694.5 MVA.  

Zapadnye IES branch of KEGOC was established in July 1998.

The property of the branch includes overhead transmission lines in overhead clearance 6 – 330 kV with total length 1681.5 km (circuits), and also 5 substations 220 kV, with total capacity of 950 MVA.  

Sarbaiskiye IES branch of KEGOC was established in August 1997.

The property of the branch includes overhead transmission lines in overhead clearance 6 – 1150 kV with total length 2443.525 km (circuits), and also 8 substations 220 – 1150 kV, with total capacity of 6569.9 MVA.  

Severnye IES branch of KEGOC was established in September 1997.

The property of the branch includes overhead transmission lines in overhead clearance 0.4 – 1150 kV with total length 3379.08 km (circuits), and also 8 substations 110 – 1150 kV, with total capacity of 3520.6 MVA.  

Tsentralnye IES branch of KEGOC was established in 1997.

The property of the branch includes overhead transmission lines in overhead clearance 10 – 500 kV with total length 3482.19 km (circuits), and also 10 substations 220 – 500 kV, with installed capacity of 3741.6 MVA.  

Yuzhnye IES branch of KEGOC was established in September 1997.

The property of the branch includes overhead transmission lines in overhead clearance 220 – 500 kV with total length 4201.303 km (circuits), and also 13 substations 220 – 500 kV, with total capacity of 3394.5 MVA.