26.11.14 23:28

Ukraine Deenergised Three Transmission Lines Supplying Crimea with Energy- Media

Ukraine has shut down three power lines transmitting energy to Crimea. The peninsula is currently receiving power trough the only Kakhovka – Dzhankoi high-voltage line.

Censor.NET reports citing Rusnovosti.

Blackouts schedule was introduced in the Republic of Crimea today. The representatives of DTEK - the largest energy company in Ukraine, explained that the reason for this decision was the loss of load in the united energy system.

Besides, one more Crimean power line was deenergised for repairs Nov. 17.

The limits introduction immediately affected the energy supply of towns and villages of Crimea: some areas of Simferopol and other cities as well as villages were temporarily without power Wednesday daytime.

Crimea is currently 70% dependent on energy supplies from Ukraine.

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