Expenses for Getting Electricity 2013

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The challenges required for a business to obtain a permanent electricity connection for a newly constructed warehouse are shown below. Included are the number of steps, time, and cost.



Time to Complete

Associated Costs


Submit an application for an electricity connection to the utility and await technical conditions and a contract for a connection

30 days

RUB 351,398 [Average of option 1 - low voltage connection - 1.25 (location coefficient)* 397 248. 86 RUB (item С1)*0.140 MW + 291 225* 0.150 km (item С3) + 50 000-100 000 RUB (average design cost) and option 2 - medium voltage connection with installation


Prepare design, obtain design approvals and complete connection works according to technical conditions

145 days

No cost


Obtain a document describing the division of ownership and responsibilities for maintenance of the connection and await physical connection

15 days

No cost


Receive an inspection of the completed works from the Energy Inspectorate and obtain compliance documents

15 days

No cost


Receive an inspection and seal the meter

5 days

RUB 1,500 [Cost of the meter inspection]


Conclude a supply contract and await supply of electricity

13 days

No cost