The Ministry of energy of the Russian Federation: Ukraine is obliged to respect the contract for the supply of electricity in the Crimea

The Ministry of energy of the Russian Federation: Ukraine is obliged to respect the contract for the supply of electricity in the Crimea


MOSCOW, December 8. Ukraine is obliged to respect the contract for the supply of electricity to Crimea, despite the introduction of the power bridge from Krasnodar power grid. This is stated in the message the Ministry of energy of the Russian Federation.

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The energy Ministry notes that mobile gas turbine power plant and diesel generator set, rapidly deployed to the Crimea, were allowed to pass the crisis is to ensure the energy supply of socially significant facilities, and the periodic connection of all household consumers in the most difficult moment, before the launch of the energy bridge from power supply system of Krasnodar to Crimea. “Despite this, technology to ensure more reliable power supply to consumers of the Crimea at the present time justified the supply of electricity from Ukraine. The Ukrainian side, in turn, obliged to comply with the requirements of the contract for the supply of electricity to the Crimea”, – stated in the message.

As noted by the Ministry of energy, increasing power flow on the energy bridge from the Kuban energy system in the Crimea the volume of purchases of Ukrainian electricity will decrease.