The head of Ministry of Ukraine Volodymyr demchyshyn believes it is not literally correct At this point in time to suspend the supply of electricity to Crimea from Ukraine.
on the first day of the week it was declared that the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko will look at the question of the interruption of the supply of electric power from Ukraine to Crimea - an electronic petition with this proposal gained more than 25 thousand votes, we need to examine the head of the country. In addition, several media outlets claimed that Ukrainian power as if he supported the participants of the blockade at the border line with the Crimea and stopped deliveries of electric energy to the Peninsula on line Melitopol-Dzhankoy. This data is already contested in the Ministry of energy.
"Did you see the performance action teams, let's say, about halt deliveries to Crimea, but Is a political decision, of course, I think At this point in time to suspend the delivery of electric energy, probably not literally correct," said Demchyshyn correspondents.
He also recalled that last month, Kiev has upped the Price of electrical energy for Crimea To 3, 95 rubles per kW. H(53 penny).
Crimea is 70% dependent on the supply of electric power from Ukraine. According to the estimates of the Ministry of energy of the Russian Federation, the region needed an additional approximately 880 megawatts of capacity. Before the end of the year under construction primarily Russia power bridge to the Crimea needs to be put into use, which will allow to give to the Crimea from the mainland To 400 megawatts of power. The second phase will provide an opportunity to increase the power flow To 800-840 MW - its construction have plans to finish in summer 2016.