During the first three months of 2018, the specialists from the Astrakhan branch of IDGC of South, PJSC (part of the "Rosseti" group of companies), revealed 518 power thefts totaling more than 26 million kW/h. Then how much consumes the whole region for four days, including industry, street lighting, household consumers.
76% of violations suppressions was unaccounted for consumption of electricity (19.8 million kW/h for the amount of 44.8 million rubles) and the rest — non-contractual consumption (6.2 million kW/h for the amount of 34.4 million rubles). All revealed facts of violations were end up with acts drawing, the guilty persons will have to compensate the losses of the power company for more than 72 million rublesin total.
As part of fight against theft of electricity in 2018, the employees of the Astrakhan branch of IDGC of the South attached almost 20 thousand antimagnetic seals to the meters, 130 devices of the automated system for electric energy metering (ASEM), 40 boards of metering systems for residential consumers were mounted on building facades and 90 metering instruments were fixed at the points of common coupling. Besides, power engineers installed and replaced 6.7 thousand of metering devices of residential and legal consumers in Astrakhan region with the expired state checking period.
As a part of fight against theft of electricity more than 70 raids have been organized to identify unauthorized electricity consumption and 163.2 thousand control samples of indications were taken.