SEVASTOPOL, January 16. /Corr. Janina Vaskovsky/. Sevastopol enterprises suffered damages in the amount of 350 million rubles in emergency situation caused by a power outage in the Crimea from the territory of Ukraine. The journalists said the Governor of Sevastopol Sergey meniailo.
Aksenov: a state of emergency because of the energy shortage in the Crimea will operate until at least may 1,
“At the beginning of this week the damage amounted to $ 350 million, excluding lost profits. If you calculate lost profits, the amount will grow. And this damage will increase. In order to fully calculate the damage, it is necessary that the emergency situation has ended”, – said Menyailo.
According to him, the damage to the plants will be compensated. “The relevant proposals to the government of the Russian Federation, we filed, they agreed, it remains only to determine the amount and source of payment”, – said Menyailo.
The state of emergency operating in Crimea as of 22 November 2015, when the Peninsula was completely de-energized because of the undermining of the supports of power transmission lines (LEP). Then went down all four power lines coming from Ukraine. Limit consumption of Sevastopol was reduced to 60 MW, which is almost four times less than the needs of the city.
The city government encouraged industrial enterprises to work either at night or use reserve power sources. On 12 January it was decided to supply uninterrupted electricity to four, the company carrying out the state defence order.