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About the Company

Federal Grid Company was founded in 2002 during the reform of the Russian power industry. The main directions of the Company's activities are the transmission of electric energy through main electric grids and technological connection. Our Company is included in the list of strategically important companies and has a status of natural monopoly.

During its 10 year history, the Company has become the largest power industry company in Russia in terms of market capitalization and is one of Russias leading blue chips on the Russian stock market.

The Company employs more than 25,000 individuals, which ensures the sustainable operation of more than 131 thousand kilometers of electric energy transmission lines and 891 substations.

As of 31 December 2012, the Company has 51 regional branches, including:

  1. 8 branches - Main Power Transmission Lines (MES);
  2. 41 branches Main Power Transmission Line Companies (PMES);
  3. 1 branch Special Production Plant Bely Rast;
  4. 1 branch Center of Technical Supervision.

Detailed information about the Companys structure and history can be found at the official website in the section About Us / About company.

Total area spanned 75 Russian regions
square km
The length of our transmission lines is 131.6 thousand km.
This is equivalent to a spaceship orbiting the Earth four times.
A reliable energy sector
for Russias
economic growth
3 643 km
transmission lines
put into operation
in 2012
25 103
Total number
of corporate
employees as of
31 December 2012
of commissioning
plans for