28 Jun 2022 13:44

SGC to develop own OS to replace Windows

NOVOSIBIRSK. June 28 (Interfax) - Tornado Modular Systems LLC, a Novosibirsk-based company that is 51% owned by SUEK's Siberian Generating Company (SGC), is developing software for the power company to replace the Windows operating system.

"The goal is to ensure the information and technological security of the company's generating facilities. Now we have our own good software developer for this," SGC chief technology officer Sergei Pushkin was quoted as saying by the company's press service.

Tornado Modular Systems, in which SGC acquired a controlling stake in April 2022, will also develop automated process control systems for SGC's power plants. The systems will be installed at a minimum of two or three generating units per year. The company plans to modernize existing control systems in the course of major repairs.

Tornado Modular Systems will also work on "smart assessment of the condition of equipment and preparation of a repair strategy with automatic determination of cost," the company said.

Tornado Modular Systems specializes in manufacturing computers and peripherals, the Unified State Register of Legal Entities showed. The company's other shareholders are Oleg Serdyukov with 13.7%, Vladimir Kuznetsov and Sergei Kulagin with 9.8% each, and Andrei Yermakov and Alexander Timoshin with 7.8% each.