Crimea managed to cross the looming energy Crisis in the area, caused by increased demand for fuel due to the use of population and organizations of diesel generators in emergency situations, said 1st Vice-Premier of the Crimean government Mikhail Sheremet.
"The energy crisis in the Crimea, associated with an increased speculative demand for fuel for the residents, went on the wane ", – quotes the expression Sheremet RIA " Novosti "." the questions now I can't see. Energy crisis, there has been, abated. The population is saturated with fuel, the situation is levelled ", – said Sheremet at the meeting of the operational headquarters.
according to his statement, with traders contracts for the formation of a 20-day supply of gasoline to supply filling stations. Sheremet noticed that 260 out of 311 filling stations are fully provided with fuel. In continuous operation with diesel power plant operates 107 avtozapravka, the rest are equipped with their own generation. In addition, Sheremet noticed that "Chernomorneftegaz" in the near future will supply fifteen thousand tons of fuel of different grades and diesel fuel. In addition, in the direction of the Crimea from the mainland is the supply of 290 cars with fuel." Last night time we received 66 wagons of petrol, for this reason, the heat removed ", - has noticed Sheremet. The head of the Crimea Sergey Aksenov at the meeting with leadership of law enforcement, who were ordered to take drastic measures to battle with touts trying to cash in on the situation of electric power outages on the Peninsula. As stated by Mikhail Sheremet, the Crimean gas stations will carry out the redistribution of stocks of gasoline, to provide uniform distribution at night. The Prosecutor of the Crimea Natalia Polonskaya stated that the Prosecutor's office warned the Directors of the major stations, so they artificially created a gas shortage and raised prices. Before Wednesday Aksenov tried to convince the traders to cooperate with the authorities and provide data on fuel. In response, the traders have agreed to freeze prices on fuel With the assistance of the authorities. On Tuesday morning, Employees of "Ukrenergo" began repairing one of the damaged power lines in the Kherson region. At the same time a member of the Federation Council Olga Cowicide said that Ukraine bears responsibility for a terrorist act, which left the Crimea without electricity, the UN security Council is obliged to adopt the relevant resolution. In the night of Sunday before the damaged supports of power transmission line were blown up again. Crimea was left without electricity. Later power supply was not fully restored in the Republic introduced a state of emergency, the algorithm of power supply of the Peninsula – enter schedule an emergency outages.