The supply of electricity to Crimea from Ukraine has the opportunity to be completely halted due to critical damage to the power lines, told in the press service of the organization " Ukrenergo ".
now the electricity to Crimea from Ukraine is controlled by two of the 4 lines." The nature of the damage indicates that they were the result of attacks or the use of explosives, " - said the press service of the Ukrainian organization, reports the news Agency.
According to the head of the Department informality "Ukrenergo" Zenobia Buceo, two lines which are as long as, provide about 650 megawatts and the total welfare of the Crimea have about 900 megawatts, I.e. Not enough of 25-30%. At the same time in the Ministry of energy said that the towers of high voltage power lines in the Kherson region, according to one version were damaged from the explosion." 20 November out of service overhead line 220 kV "Kakhovka-Titanium" and the overhead line 330 kV " Melitopol-Dzhankoy ". In the stands of pillars found of a mechanical failure, according to one version from the explosive device. The supports are within the limits of Ukraine, to clarify the circumstances of the Ministry of energy continuously monitors the situation on the Crimean supply customers, "emphasizes the Ministry, RIA" Novosti ". The Ministry added that the destruction of power lines in Ukraine have the opportunity to lead to restrictions in power supply to customers in Crimea in the evening." currently disabled clients in the CFD no, " - said the press service of the Ministry of energy of the Russian Federation. Upon disaster preparedness, refer to backup power sources within the Crimean Peninsula, included six gas turbines with a total load of 117 MW (at Sevastopol mgtes - gas turbines No. 1 and 2, at the Simferopol mgtes - GTU 1, 2 and 5, the West-Crimean mgtes - GTU No. 1), informs the Ministry of energy. On the last working day of the week in the morning it was announced about the damage of the towers in Genichesk and Chaplynka districts in Kherson region of Ukraine. The Prosecutor of the Crimea Natalia Polonskaya called the regular cases of destruction within Ukraine are towers of power lines going to the Peninsula, " harmful actions against people."