Issues for discussion: • Results from monitoring of accident rates and the technical condition of power generation facilities during preparation for the autumn-winter period. Results of a Rostechnadzor evalutation of the readiness of power industry entities to operate in the autumn-winter period. • The energy balance at UPS Russia for the 2017/2018 autumn-winter period, major risks and problem issues. • Tariff regulation and financial estimates on the power markets • Reports from power distribution companies on the progress of preparations at power facilities for the 2017/2018 autumn-winter period. Problems • Reports from power generation companies on the progress of preparations at power facilities for the 2017/2018 autumn-winter period. • Regional issues surrounding outcomes of the 2017/2018 autumn-winter period. Brief comments from the floor on issues falling within the oversight of the Russian Ministry of Energy.