Certain areas of the Crimea and Sevastopol were disconnected from electric power due to a sudden power limits transmitted energy bridge in the Kuban-Crimea electric power in the amount of 2120 MW, said the head of Ministry of fuel and energy of the Republic Svetlana Borodulina.
"There are unscheduled power limit to 120 megawatts, it was unplanned and without warning. Power on the energy bridge needs to be restored in the next 3 hours, "said Borodulina, RIA" Novosti ". Eleven may with the support of President Vladimir Putin, was launched the fourth line of the power bridge to the Crimea. The first 3 threads were running before that for six months. By the end of 2015, the Crimea was cut off from supplies of electric energy from Ukraine because of the actions of Ukrainian nationalists and the authorities indulge them. It is assumed that complete energy independence of Crimea will come after the completion of the power plants in Simferopol and Sevastopol, with a total capacity of 940 MW in 2017.