Two lines of the power bridge is served daily from 360 to 400 megawatts of electricity from mainland Russia, said the head of the Republic. The launch of the second phase of the power bridge is planned for the spring of 2016.
SIMFEROPOL, 24 Dec. An energy bridge from Krasnodar region to Crimea is operating normally, daily in the energy system of the Peninsula goes from 360 to 400 megawatts, said the head of the Republic Sergey Aksenov.
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.
“Work (two lines of the power bridge – ed.) in normal mode, served daily from 360 to 400 megawatts of electricity from the mainland of the Russian Federation”, — said Aksenov on the TV channel NTV.
The head of the Crimea stressed that the second phase of power bridge, formed by two branches with plans to launch the plan in spring 2016.
“But I think that taking into account the President’s instructions, the officials will expedite all work on the commissioning of this power bridge”, — said Aksenov.
The head of the Crimea stressed that today work commenced on the preparation of the Crimean power system to additional power from the mainland – are replaced by different items in the transformer substations, which should provide uninterrupted supply of electricity.
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