2018 FIFA World Cup: participation of NIPOM in construction of stadium 10 kV RP-121 station

7 мая 2018

NIPOM, together with the power engineers of MRSK of Center and Volga Region – Nizhnovenergo, started in advance the preparation for the sports event of a global scale to be hosted by the Volga capital.

Round of 16 and Quarterfinals of the FIFA World Cup will be held in Nizhny Novgorod in the summer of 2018. The teams of Argentina and Croatia, Sweden and South Korea, Switzerland and Costa Rica, England and Panama will meet together on the Nizhny Novgorod stadium.

As a part of preparation for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, in 2016 NIPOM took part in the construction of a significant facility, the Stadium RP-121 10 kV distribution station energizing directly the main football arena of Nizhny Novgorod, the stadium with the seating capacity of 45,000.

To build the Stadium RP-121 Station, NIPOM manufactured, supplied, installed and commissioned a 2BKTPB-10/0.4 kV modular packaged transformer substation in a concrete shell with two transformers. The substation comprises four modules; RU-10 kV has single-end service assembled chambers (KSO) with sulfur hexafluoride load-break switches.

According to the Unified Technical Policy in the power grid complex, the substation has the minimum dimensions, providing an appropriate level of safety, including environmental safety, and ease of operation, while facing of the whole facade enables the Stadium 10 kV RP-121 Station to fit into the architectural look of the football arena.

Additional information on the topic:
In 2014, the indoor Strelka 110/10 kV substation was commissioned to energize the Nizhny Novgorod stadium. In 2016, the Meshcherskaya 110/10/6 kV substation was reconstructed to supply additional power. The Meshcherskaya and Strelka substations are connected to the Stadium distribution substation with cable lines. In 2017, professionals of the electric grid company reconstructed six cable power transmission lines, 13 transformer substations and 1 distribution station. Utility connection of the training ground in the Meshcherskoe Ozero micro district, buildings and structures of the temporary infrastructure of the World Cup around the Nizhny Novgorod stadium were completed.

The news was based on the materials of the Electricity Magazine, Issue 2 (47), March-April, 2018

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