The Ministry of energy of the Russian Federation: the hopes for the resumption of electricity supply from Ukraine to Crimea is lost

The Ministry of energy of the Russian Federation: the hopes for the resumption of electricity supply from Ukraine to Crimea is lost


MOSCOW, November 27. Repair work on power lines “Kakhovka-Titan” on Ukraine completed, but the supply of electricity in the Crimea is not restored. About it on air of TV channel “Russia 24” said the Deputy Minister of energy of the Russian Federation Andrey Tcherezov.

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“We have information that repair work on the line “Kakhovka-Titanium” is completely finished. Even the inclusion of this line would ensure that the power of granting Ukraine, about 150-200 MW. But hope has long been lost. Accordingly, all activities are intended to provide a minimum level of electricity supply to consumers,” he said.

The line “Kakhovka-Titanium” only feeds the border town of Crimea Armyansk and Krasnoperekopsk, but the bulk of the electricity is for the supply of two districts in Kherson region of Ukraine.

According to Cherezova, on Friday at the Simferopol CHP managed to run more than one unit and get 50 megawatts extra power. “This allowed us to add, first, a little more than 10 megawatts of power to major cities Sevastopol, Simferopol. Today’s work has enabled dispatch services to arrange transit from Simferopol transfer this power to Kerch is 22 megawatts with a load of diesel engines is about 8 MW,” he said.

Tcherezov sure that the power supply of Kerch will soon be restored to the required level.

Blackout in Crimea

On the night of November 22 as a result of blasting two transmission poles leading from Ukraine to Crimea, the Peninsula was completely de-energized.

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Now the power system of the Crimea works in stand-alone mode, to save power on the Peninsula are used blackouts. Upon detonation transmission line investigators of the FSB initiated a criminal case under article about the attack.

As reported previously the Minister of energy Alexander Novak, the first phase of the power bridge from the Krasnodar region in the Crimea will be introduced until December 20 this year.

An energy bridge to Crimea built under the Federal program of development of Crimea until 2020 Project, which involves the laying of underwater cable across the Kerch Strait with a flow of about 850 MW, is being implemented to ensure the independence of energy supply in the Crimean Federal district on supplies from Ukraine.