Putin: in the spring it is necessary to provide the Crimea two circuits of power supply

Putin: in the spring it is necessary to provide the Crimea two circuits of power supply


Two circuits of power supply from the Kuban will give the Crimea 800 megawatts, which will provide all potrebnosti of Crimea, said the Russian President.

MOSCOW, 15 Dec –. You need to fly to provide the Crimean Peninsula with two more circuits of electricity supply from the Kuban, which will close all the energy needs of the Crimea, said the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin.

“We need to address the following challenges that we face: namely, to fly, to be exact, somewhere in April, in extreme cases, may need to provide two power circuits on the Crimean Peninsula in order to give the Crimea 800 megawatts. This will cover all the needs of the Crimea”, — Putin said during a teleconference on launch of the second circuit of the power bridge.

On Tuesday, Putin held a videoconference launched the supply of electricity in the Crimea on the second line of the power bridge from the Krasnodar region. The start of the second leg of the power bridge gives another 230 MW, significantly reducing the shortage of electricity in the Crimea. It was planned to take place before December 20, but on 9 December the meeting of Putin with the government, the Minister of energy Alexander Novak announced that the launch will hold until December 15.

Crimea was completely disconnected on the night of November 22 as a result of blasting two transmission poles coming from the Ukraine. The power system of the Peninsula more weeks worked in stand-alone mode. In Crimea and Sevastopol were introduced a state of emergency, schedules of emergency outages. Putin December 2, arrived in the Crimea and gave the signal to start the supply of electric power through line power bridge with a capacity of up to 260 MW from the Krasnodar region through the Kerch Strait.

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