Novak: the first phase of the power bridge from the Kuban to the Crimea will pass on 20 December

Novak: the first phase of the power bridge from the Kuban to the Crimea will pass on 20 December


Earlier it was reported that the commissioning of the first phase of the power bridge, which will allow to issue from the mainland to the Peninsula 300-400 MW of capacity, could be held in late December.

SIMFEROPOL, 24 Nov. The first phase of the power bridge from the Kuban to the Crimea will be commissioned on December 20, told reporters by energy Minister Alexander Novak.

Earlier it was reported that the commissioning of the first phase of the power bridge, which will allow to issue from the mainland to the Peninsula 300-400 MW of capacity, could be held in late December.

“The completion of the first phase of the energy bridge across the Kerch Strait — 20th December,” said Novak.

The Crimea in the night of Sunday was completely de-energized because of the erosion in the South Ukraine transmission towers supplying electricity to the Peninsula. In the region entered emergency mode until full power is restored. The Deputy Chairman of the RF government Dmitry Kozak said that the government will accelerate the construction of energy bridge across the Kerch Strait, and by mid-December, the problem of Crimea’s energy supply will be significantly reduced.