Electric substation 220 kV "Eastern industrial zone" was launched in the Kuban capital on November 21. It was built and put into operation by "Federal Grid Company of Unified Energy System" (FGC UES). In Krasnodar, such a power facility was built "starting from scratch" and opened for the first time in the last 10 years, and in terms of capacity and equipment level it is the first substation of this class in the city. Its power is 560 megavolt-ampere (MVA).
The facility area is 9 thousand square meters, the volume of total investment in the construction exceeded 440 million rubles. This was reported by son of the company founder, supervisory board chairman Hans Peter Stihl at the opening ceremony, which was attended by Vice-Governor of Kuban Vasily Shvets, Deputy Chairman of Legislative Assembly of Krasnodar Region Sergey Altukhov, Mayor of Krasnodar Evgeny Pervyshov.