|-22 %||NOx emissions declined in 2020|
|-38 %||The level of SOx emissions fell|
|-42 %||Reduction in solid emissions in 2020|
As an energy company, Inter RAO recognizes its responsibility to combat climate change. Risks associated with climate change are one of the top priorities for the Inter RAO Group when preparing its plans and development strategies. Reducing specific CO2 costs through the commissioning of new highly efficient equipment and the decommissioning of obsolete equipment is one of the KPIs of Inter RAO’s Innovative Development Program. The Company plans to further develop the practice of accounting for direct and indirect greenhouse gas emissions in order to obtain reliable and timely data on its climate impact. Inter RAO’s Energy Conservation and Energy Efficiency Improvement Program also aims to limit greenhouse gas emissions by improving fuel efficiency and reducing nitric oxide emissions.
There has been a positive trend overall in greater fuel efficiency. Decreased production of electricity and coal-fired heat was the main factor in the reduction of specific air pollutant emissions. A 42% reduction in solid emissions in 2020 resulted from the Ekibastuzskaya TPP-2 leaving the Group as well as such activities as the routine maintenance of dust extraction plants.