Start of cable laying of power bridge to Crimea from Krasnodar region along the bottom of the Kerch Strait was postponed due to adverse weather conditions, said Last news the head of the Ministry of fuel and energy of Crimea Sergey Egorov.
first of Egorov reported that the Beginning laying almost 14 miles of cable on the bottom of the Kerch Strait was scheduled for October fifteen.
"The beginning of works is postponed, waiting for better weather in the Kerch Strait," - said Egorov.
the head of Ministry has noticed that he hesitates to make a prediction, once you start the actual work." You are ready to start work, we are dependent only on the weather, " he said.
according to the organization " Maritime administration ", which is responsible for the ferry crossing in the Kerch Strait wind force is 15 to 17 meters per second, and on the first day of the weekend gusts will increase To 20 meters per second.
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 MW of capacity. Before the end of the current year primarily constructed of RF power bridge to the Crimea needs to be put into use, which will allow to give to the Crimea from the mainland To 400 MW of capacity. 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.
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