Energy restored work Luganskaya TPP after attack, informs the press-Secretary of the anti-crisis headquarters of the energy company DTEK Anton Kovalishin at its.
according to him, on Tuesday morning because of hostilities there was a short circuit on the bus system 220 kW, the operation of the automatic protection was stopped one of the 2 working units at DTEK Luganskaya TPP unit? 13. The station has reduced the load from 246 to 120 MW, for this reason, the North of the Luhansk region at the time was disconnected from power supply.
"Energy DTEK Luganskaya TPP has strived to the maximum quickly to cope with the situation: in 9. 02 (same as GMT), the work station has been fully restored. Now in the work are the power units? 13 and 14 and carry a total load of 243 MW, " said a statement.
according to the organization, Luganskaya TPP since September 2014 due to damaged transmission lines (12 of 20), which connect the TPP and the United energy system of Ukraine, working in the mode of so-called dedicated energy island - thermal power plant is the only producer of electricity for 1 million inhabitants in the North of the Luhansk region and heat for the residents of the city Happiness. Luganskaya TPP during the fighting several times completely disconnected, but due to the efforts of power engineers it was able to recover and maintain. In the work every day are 2 units of 200 MW. To produce electricity in a larger volume, it is impossible due to broken power lines.
The Ukrainian authorities began in April last year in the Donbass military operation against dissatisfied with the coup d'etat of residents of the region. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict were about 6, 5 thousand people. The settlement of the situation in the Donbass is discussed, as well as among them, during meetings in Minsk contact group, which since September of last year already took 3 of the document governing the steps to de-escalate the conflict.