Source: President of Russia – The Kremlin – English
The message reads, in part:
“The national energy industry has always had top qualified specialists, real professional and experts in their trade. Well-aligned and unfailing functioning of all the elements in the electric power network is a key condition for the dynamic development of Russia’s economy, enhancing its industrial potential and improving the social sphere.
It is gratifying that you take a responsible approach to your duties and cope successfully with the challenges set before you, the most important of which are the construction and modernisation of network infrastructure, a large-scale introduction of advanced energy efficient and environmentally friendly technologies, and making services more accessible. It is certainly important to fully utilise the tremendous experience of the industry’s veteran workers, their knowledge and strong labour traditions.”