Kiev, As planned, raised the price of electricity to Crimea on 15% - up 3, 95 ruble, said the head of the Ministry of energy and coal industry of Ukraine Volodymyr demchyshyn.
"We have raised to 3, 95 rubles for W/h in the past month," said Demchyshyn, UNIAN reports.
according to him, currently the Crimea during peak hours consumes about 1 GWh of electric energy, and the interruption of the supply of energy to the Peninsula with mainland Ukraine impractical. Because of this, Demchyshyn has called not literally right now to suspend the delivery of electric energy to Crimea." You've seen the initiative group of the stop of supply of electric energy to Crimea. It is a political decision, of course. I think, At this point in time to stop the supply of electrical energy, probably not literally correct, " said the head of the Ministry. On the night of Tuesday two electrosupport line Melitopol – Dzhankoy, supplying electricity to the Crimea, were undermined in the area of the village Chongar Kherson. On the night of 6 October in the area of the village Chongar Kherson was Also damaged concrete electrical towers high voltage lines Dzhankoy – Melitopol. Ukrainian police opened a criminal case under the criminal code according to section 194-1 part 2 of the Criminal code of Ukraine " Deliberate damage of electric power facilities ". Article provides imprisonment for the term from three to 10 years. In addition, eleven October, the Ukrainian energy supported the protesters and stopped supplying electricity to Crimea on line Melitopol – Dzhankoy. Also on October 19 e-petition initiative to stop the supply of the Ukrainian electric energy to Crimea gathered more than 25 thousand Votes needed for consideration by the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko. In normal mode, the Crimea provides itself with 30% with electric power generation, 70% – power flow from Ukraine. In case of emergency: Peninsula at the expense of own sources of electric power will be able to supply themselves with 70–80%. In 2015 on-site generation of electrical energy on the Peninsula grew by more than 28%. In addition, by the end of the year is expected to completion of construction of the first phase of the energy transition from Krasnodar Krai with a capacity of up to 400 MW per day. The second phase of similar capacity will be constructed in summer 2016.