The message about a possible stop of the supply of Crimea from Ukraine have no official confirmation, but in case of power failure the Crimea is ready to apply measures for energy security, said Last news on Tuesday, the Minister of energy of Crimea Sergey Egorov.
The government of Sevastopol on its Internet representation informed the citizens about a possible power outage in from 00 hours on 1 July.
"in consequence of information received from United electric networks of Ukraine, there is the probability of rolling or complete power outage from 1 July 2015 from 00 hours in the entire city. All service maintenance of the city are in full readiness. All diesel generators available to the city, ready to launch to ensure uninterrupted power supply of socially significant facilities of the city ", - is informed in the report.
Possible shutdown of the Crimea from the power supply due to the interruption of the supply of electricity from Ukraine from July 1, the Ministry of energy of the Crimea is not challenged, but not confirmed.
"I cannot explain unverified information (about the trip).(If that happens), will raise an entire generation that we have and enter the schedules of emergency shutdowns (GAO). At the peak in Crimea we consume 800 MW, 300 MW will limit the fan switching-off areas ", - said the head of the Department.
Ukraine two times completely dead Crimea at the end of December 2014, when the Peninsula was left completely without electricity for a couple of hours If you cannot immediately apply the energy supply from on-site generation for technical reasons. The Russian Company "inter RAO" and "vital-press" at the end of December, signed a contract for electricity exports from Russia to Ukraine, the parties also agreed on ensuring reliable and uninterrupted supply of Crimea.
The combined capacity of the Crimean generation of today is about 400 megawatts. Another 150 MW produces solar and wind power of the Crimea, provided Sunny weather. The total power consumption of the Crimea At this time, According to the Minister, is about 800 MW. According to his statement, in case of power failure limits the supply of power to the amount of 300 MW inevitable.
Summer peak loads on the network associated with the hot weather and the work of refrigeration equipment and air conditioners, will not be more intense than in the winter, said first Fins news the Minister. In the winter Crimea Typically consumes about 1000-1100 megawatts of electricity at peak hours.
on the first day of the week the Russian Government announced a reduction in the discount for gas from Russia to Ukraine since July. The discount will be reduced from 100 to 40 dollars, and the cost of gas will amount to 247 USD per 1 thousand cubic meters.