The Crimean authorities in terms of supply rely on private generation and energy coming from the mainland of Russia, what is happening in Ukraine, they are not interested, said Deputy Prime Minister of Crimea Mikhail Sheremet.
SIMFEROPOL, 31 Dec –. The Crimean authorities have always considered the Ukrainian government an unreliable partner and have not nourish any hopes for the supply of electricity from Ukraine, said the first Vice-Premier of the Crimean government Mikhail Sheremet.
The only high-voltage line Kakhovka — Titanium, which is from 8 December To the power supply was carried in the order of 180 MW of power, out of order because of an accident on the night of December 31. Dead was Yevpatoria, and a number of other towns and villages in the North-West of the Crimea. The cause of the accident was the falling of an electrosupport. Power was restored at the expense of own generation of Crimea, but its not enough in the cold weather on the Peninsula.
“We generally are not interested in (the cause of the accident at the power lines), for us they (the Ukrainian authorities) — non-serious partners, we never expected. We relied and will rely only on internal generation and the flow coming from the Russian mainland. We are not interested in what’s going on there, let yourself understand that they have there fall”, — said Sheremet.
According to him, the Crimean authorities have never hoped for a diversion from Ukraine. “Put don’t put — well, okay, we can do without them”, — said the first Vice Prime Minister of Crimea.
Crimea was completely disconnected on the night of 22 November — because of the erosion of the supports out of order, all four power lines coming from Ukraine. On the Peninsula were introduced a state of emergency, schedules of emergency outages. The situation has improved with the launch on 2 December the first leg of the power bridge from the Krasnodar region through the Kerch Strait, and enter December 15 of the second leg has increased its capacity to 400 MW. Two more strands of the power bridge total the same capacity to be commissioned in April-may, which will allow to supply Crimea with electricity without supplies from Ukraine.
From 8 December Ukraine resumed the flow of electricity in one of the previously de-energized lines Kakhovka-Titanium.
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