It is possible that the commissioning of the second phase of the power bridge may occur before the designated time, said the head of the Republic Sergey Aksenov. He added that till 2018 on the Peninsula it is planned to build two thermal power plants.
SIMFEROPOL, 10 Dec –. Crimea lacks 30-35% energy from total requirements, the deficit will be covered with commissioning of the second phase of the power bridge from the Krasnodar region, said the head of the Republic Sergey Aksenov.
“Shortage of electricity is about 30-35% today. We expect the second phase of construction of the power bridge will end on may 1 according to the request of the President. The electricity shortages we have will be gone after may 1,” said Aksenov on the TV channel “Russia 24”.
This Aksenov stressed that does not want anyone to be reassuring, but it is possible that the commissioning of the second phase of the power bridge may occur before the designated time.
The head of the Republic also stressed that until 2018 in the Peninsula it is planned to build two thermal power plants, total capacity of which will amount to 880 megawatts.
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.
The Ukrainian party on 8 December resumed the flow of electricity to the Crimea in one of the four high-voltage power lines Kakhovka-Titanium-voltage class 220 kV, the other three lines 330 kV were de-energized. December 30, the flow of electricity by line “Kakhovka-Titanium” was interrupted.
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