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Original Paper

UDC 621.395.66 © S.S. Kubrin, A.A. Mosievsky, I.M. Zakorshmenny, S.N. Reshetnyak, Yu.M. Maksimenko,2022

ISSN 0041-5790 (Print) • ISSN 2412-8333 (Online) • Ugol’ – Russian Coal Journal, 2022, № 2, pp. 4-9

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18796/0041-5790-2022-2-4-9


Ways to improve the energy efficiency of underground electric networks of high-performance coal mines



Kubrin S.S.1, Mosievsky A.A.2, Zakorshmenny I.M.1, Reshetnyak S.N.1, Maksimenko Yu.M.3


1Institute of Comprehensive Exploitation of Mineral Resources Russian Academy of Sciences (IPKON RAN), Moscow, 111020, Russian Federation

2"SUEK-Kuzbass" JSC, Leninsk-Kuznetsky, 652507, Russian Federation

3National University of Science and Technology "MISIS"(NUST MISIS), Moscow, 119049, Russian Federation


Authors Information

Kubrin S.S., Doctor of Engineering Sciences, Professor, Head of the Laboratory 2.3 "Geotechnological risks in the development of gas-bearing coal and ore deposits"

Mosievsky A.A., Deputy Director for Production of PE "Spetsnaladka"

Zakorshmenny I.M., Doctor of Engineering Sciences, Associate Professor, Leading researcher of the Laboratory 2.3 "Geotechnological risks in the development of gas-bearing coal and ore deposits"

Reshetnyak S.N., PhD (Engineering), Associate Professor, Senior Researcher at the Laboratory 2.3 "Geotechnological risks in the development of gas-bearing coal and ore deposits", e-mail: eshetniak@inbox.ru

Maksimenko Yu.M., PhD (Engineering), Associate Professor, Associate Professor of the Department of Geotechnology


The publication discusses the main ways to increase the level of energy efficiency in electric networks during underground coal mining, including coal mines that are dangerous due to sudden emissions of gas and dust. The results of the conducted studies, including experimental ones, at the high-performance dredging site of a coal mine are presented, which made it possible to determine the main trends in improving energy efficiency, namely: by increasing the level of supply voltage; by reducing the level of influence of higher harmonics on the operating modes of the main technological equipment; as well as increasing the level of rationing of the operating modes of the main technological equipment of high-performance dredging sites of coal mines.



Coal mine, Power supply system, Quality of electric energy, Energy efficiency, Underground electric networks.


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For citation

Kubrin S.S., Mosievsky A.A., Zakorshmenny I.M., Reshetnyak S.N. & Maksimenko Yu.M. Ways to improve the energy efficiency of underground electric networks of high-performance coal mines.Ugol’, 2022, (2), pp. 4-9. (In Russ.). DOI: 10.18796/0041-5790-2022-2-4-9

Paper info

ReceivedNovember 30, 2021

Reviewed December 20, 2021

Accepted January 18, 2022


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