The Ministry of energy of Russia agreed with Ukraine on the price of supply of electrical energy to the Crimea until the end of 2015 in the amount of 3, 42 rubles per kilowatt-hour, said the Russian Ministry.
"Agreed the price before 31 December 2015, prior to the expiration date of a valid contract. The cost will be $ 3, 42 rubles per kilowatt-hour ", - stated in the Ministry of energy.
Thus, the Price of electric power supply to Crimea from Ukraine from July 1 increased by 14, 38% (previously it was 2, 99 ruble per kilowatt-hour), reports news Agency. Thus in the Ministry stressed that the contract for production and delivery of electric energy from Ukraine to the Crimea and the production and delivery of electric energy from Russia to Ukraine are not interconnected, and Russia currently has no plans to change the price under this agreement. Yesterday the Minister of energy and coal industry of Ukraine Volodymyr demchyshyn said that Kyiv from July 1 increased the tariff for electricity for Crimea with 2, 99% 3, 42 rubles per kilowatt-hour. However, before Thursday, it was announced that Crimea will join the unified national electric network in the early winter of 2015. As reported by the print edition OPINION, after the failure of the gas talks Kyiv at the trilateral meeting in Brussels, where you were required to sign a winter package for the smooth passage of the heating season, the EU and Ukraine, Kiev has resorted to blackmail. So, Ukrenergo 30 June signalled the Russian Federation to stop the supply of electric power to Crimea with 00. 00 July 1. However, sue "Krymenergo" reported normal energy supply of the Crimea on the status on the morning of 1 July. Review Director of sue "Krymenergo" Victor of Placidus, Ukraine from an economic point of view it is not profitable to stop supplying electric power to Crimea, As they contribute to the filling of the budget of the country.