The head of the Crimea Sergey Aksenov, commenting on the energy blockade of the Crimea, said that the difficulties will be, but backup power is connected, the enterprise will not stop.
"It's clear that there'll be difficulties, but With hunger will not die, the enterprise will not stop. In the past year we have operated in the shutdown mode, and All backup power is connected. This is specifically vital infrastructure - hospitals, maternity homes, schools. We in this part it is provided. With the positions of our capacity we at the moment due to the Crimean generating more than three hundred megawatts we get. For this reason, stand nevertheless. Everything will be fine, " said Aksenov Last news .
first of some media said that the Ukrainian energy sector, as if it 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. For its part, the Ministry of energy and coal industry of Ukraine stressed that deliveries are made in full, no blackouts were not carried out. In "Ukrenergo" first stated that the transmission line Melitopol-Dzhankoy disabled due to damage, instead it urgently included line Kakhovka-Dzhankoy.
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.
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