The construction of gas power plants for the upcoming pipeline, which is expected to build from the Krasnodar territory in the Crimea, is on time, told reporters the Minister of energy Alexander Novak.
"in the construction of gas pipeline infrastructure and there are no issues. We heard the report of organizations that deal with this issue, there is likewise in accordance with the schedule tasks are implemented, " - said Novak correspondents.
for example, he noticed that the story is about the generation facilities.
The new pipeline Crimea-Kuban will be laid on the bottom of the Kerch Strait. The supplied gas is expected to apply for new gas-fired power plants, the construction of which is planned in the Republic to reduce dependence on supplies of electric energy from Ukraine. Currently Crimea is dependent on them by 70%.
the construction of the pipeline provided by the Federal target program for development of Crimea until 2020. The price of a new pipeline is determined at 20 billion rubles, of which 14, accounted for 3 billion of work on the laying of pipe on the bottom of the Kerch Strait and the Peninsula.