Crimea moves to reduce dependence on supplies of electric energy from Ukraine, the flow of which is 600 MW, said the head of the Republic Sergey Aksenov.
"at the moment of transfer, we get about 600 MW of electricity daily, the part we need energy we supply themselves at the expense of their solar plants, CHP plants and wind power plants that work ", - said Aksenov.
He drew attention that the issue of energy independence from Ukraine will be solved with a strip of energokabel from the Krasnodar territory in Crimea." The cabling will remove this problem As such, as long as we're fine, " drew the attention of Aksenov. However, He clarified that the issues of product supply and electric power from Ukraine often become subject to blackmail from the Ukrainian side ".
Russia pays 6, 5 billion rubles for the supply of electricity to the Crimea in the first half of 2015, said Tuesday the Deputy Minister of fuel and energy of Crimea Sergey Bedrik.
As said energy Minister Alexander Novak before, according to the plans, the first electrical energy flows from the Russian power in the Crimea in the amount of up To 400 MW is planned for December 2015. The bulk of the work is expected to finish in 2017. The Minister explained that the budget Until 2020 for the construction of networks and substations, as well as submarine cable across the Kerch Strait will be allocated 47 billion. Generation will not be financed entirely by the state budget, not completely at the expense of attraction of investments for project financing.
Crimea is 70% dependent on the supply of electric energy from Ukraine. According to the estimates of the Ministry of energy of the Russian Federation, the region needed additional 900 MW of capacity. Before the end of the current year needs to be put into use primarily energy bridge to Crimea from the Krasnodar region, which will issue on the Peninsula from the mainland To 400 MW every day.