Glossary and abbreviations

Anticorruption Charter of Russian businessMoral and ethical document intended for voluntary self-limitation of Russian market participants in terms of their use of corrupt practices.
Renewable energy sourcesSources based on continuous or recurring processes in nature. They include solar energy, wind energy, energy of water, tidal power, wave energy of water bodies, geothermal energy, using natural underground heat media, low-grade thermal energy of the earth, air, water, using special heat media, biomass, which includes growing special plants for energy production.
Hydro power plantA power plant as an engineering and production facility comprising hydraulic structures and equipment that convert mechanical energy of water into electrical energy. For the purposes of this Report, small HPPs and PSPPs fall within this category, except as otherwise specified.
Hydropower facilitiesAll existing and proposed facilities and facilities under construction that fall within the category of renewable energy sources facilities, i.e. HPPs, PSPPs, and tidal power plants.
Unified Energy System of RussiaIt consists of 69 regional energy systems, which, in turn, are grouped into seven interconnected power systems (IPSs): IPS East, IPS Siberia, IPS Urals, IPS Middle Volga, IPS South, IPS Centre, and IPS Northwest. All power systems are synchronized, i.e. operate simultaneously.
StakeholderA person or organization that has rights, share, claims or interests with respect to the system or its properties that satisfy their needs and expectations
Ash-and-slag wastes (ZSHO)Wastes resulting from the combustion of coal, peat and their mixtures for energy purposes
PJSC RusHydro Investment ProgramThe set of investment projects presented as a list of capital investment projects into fixed assets, their main characteristics and the amount of financing amounts, which is made for one year or for some other time period and is based on the local regulatory documents of PJSC RusHydro.
Condition indexThe equipment condition index is an integral characteristic of the equipment technical condition, which allows to cumulatively compare the relative level of physical ageing and obsolescence, need for repair and reliability of various groups of similar equipment. The index is expressed in percent.
Corporate social responsibility (CSR)The company's responsibility for the impact of its decisions and activities on society and the environment through transparent and ethical behavior that promotes sustainable development, takes into account the expectations of stakeholders, is consistent with applicable legislation and is consistent with international standards of conduct;

A set of obligations that сorrespond to the company's specifics and level of development; they are regularly reviewed, voluntarily and consistently developed with the participation of key stakeholders, including the implementation of internal and external social and environmental programs.
Coefficient of financial leverageThe ratio of the company's borrowed funds to its own funds (capital).
Small HPPsHydropower generating assets with installed capacity of less than 30 MW.
DownstreamPart of the reservoir, river or canal adjacent to the waterworks, and located below the water-pressure structure downstream
Interconnected power systemA set of several power system of the same operation mode and with common dispatching control.
RES facilitiesThe facilities using renewable energy sources, including hydropower facilities with unit installed capacity of less than 25 MW, and facilities using wind, tidal, geothermal and solar energy.
Operational personnel reserveCandidates who can be nominated for a higher position at the present time.
Orthogonal hydroelectric unitHydraulic unit with orthogonal turbines is one in which the flow of water flows across the axis
Prospective staffing reserveCandidates foreseen for the next 1-3 years
ReclamationA set of measures aimed at restoring the productivity of disturbed lands in the process of nature management, as well as improving the environmental conditions
The Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP)All-Russian public organization representing business interests
Safe operation periodThe lifetime of equipment within which the requirements of industrial safety will be fulfilled
Technological platformThe mechanism for coordinating the efforts of departments, corporations, infrastructure monopolies, regions to implement the national scientific and technological policy - federal target programs, sectoral strategies and programs, corporate development programs; an important element of Russia's innovation infrastructure.
Specific fuel consumptionThe ratio between the fuel consumption (per unit of distance of time) and the power or thrust output. This factor is used to describe the fuel efficiency, among other things.
Installed capacityTotal rated actual power of generators in the Company's power plants.
Sustainable developmentThis development, in which the needs of present generations are met without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs
Waste gasCombustion products (full or incomplete), diluted with air due to its suction in the furnace, gas flues of the boiler and the gas path of the boiler room.
Financial сovenantThe contractual obligation of the borrower to the creditor, which contains a list of certain actions, and which the borrower undertakes to fulfill or refrain from performing them during the validity of the loan agreement
Sustainable Development goalsA set of 17 goals for future international cooperation, which is planned to be reached from 2015 to 2030

List of abbreviations

PJSC RusHydro, CompanyPJSC Federal Hydro-Generating Company RusHydro, including its executive bodies and branches.
RusHydro Group, GroupPJSC RusHydro and its subsidiaries, included in the Report boundaries (including RAO ES of the East). The list is given in the Section "Report Boundaries"
PJSC RAO ES of the EastPJSC RAO Energy Systems of the East
RAO ES of the East HoldingPJSC RAO ES of the East, including its controlled companies
BRICSA group of key developing countries: Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa
RESRenewable energy sources
OHLOverhead power line
PSPPPumped storage power plant
GPPGeothermal power plant
HSHydraulic structures
HPPHydro power plant
RCandRMRisk Control and Risk Management Department
Sub Subsidiaries in relation to PJSC RusHydro
LTDPLong-Term Development Program of RusHydro Group
FEFDFar Eastern Federal District
DPPDiesel power plant
UESUnified Energy System of Russia (UES of Russia)
IMSIntegrated Management System
KPIKey performance indicators
IC&RMCSInternal Control and Risk Corporate Management System of PJSC RusHydro
LASLocal alarm system
PLPower lines
SMESmall and medium enterprises
IFRSThe International Financial Reporting Standards
MChSMinistry of the Russian Federation for Affairs for Civil Defence, Emergencies and Elimination of Consequences of Natural Disasters
MTSMaterial and technical support
VATValue added tax
D&SWDesign and survey works
R&DResearch and development
NGONon-profit organization
NCPNon-commercial partnership
SDCScientific and Design Complex of PJSC RusHydro
STCScientific and Technical Council of PJSC RusHydro
EIAEnvironmental Impact Assessment
HPFHazardous production facilities
OSOpen switchgear
WMEPWholesale market for electricity and power
UESUnified energy system
PIDThe program of innovative development of RusHydro Group for 2016-2020 with a perspective up to 2025
CMPComprehensive Modernisation Program
RASRussian Academy of Sciences
REMRetail electricity market
RMEPRetail market for electricity and power
RSESUnified state system of prevention and liquidation of emergency situations
BoDBoard of Directors of PJSC RusHydro
SSIWSelf-supporting insulated wires
Mass mediaMass media
CISCommonwealth of Independent States
SPMA special program for the modernization of power facilities of RAO ES of the East for 2014-2025.
SSHPPSayano-Shushenskaya HPP named after P.S. Neporozhniy
TUMPTechnical upgrade and modernisation program
FECFuel and energy complex
TPPThermal power plant
SFCSpecific fuel consumption
PMSparamedical and midwifery stations
ESEmergency Situation
CPCCentral procurement commission of PJSC RusHydro
EBITDAEarnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization — an analytical indicator equal to the volume of profit before deduction of expenses on interest payments, taxes and accrued depreciation.
GRIGlobal Reporting Initiative
IR Investor Relations
ROEReturn on Equity

Units of measurement

GW Gigawatt is the unit of measurement of electrical power (1 GW equals 1000 MW)
GJGigajoule is a unit of measurement of work, energy and quantity of heat
GcalGigacalorie is the unit of measurement for thermal energy
Gcal·hrGigacalorie/hour is the unit of measurement for heating capacity
kW·hKilowatt hour is the unit of measurement for generated electrical power
MW Megawatt is the unit of measurement for electrical power
MPaMegapascal is a unit of measurement of pressure (mechanical stress).