Crimea recalled the blackouts

Crimea recalled the blackouts

The accident at Taman again de-energize the Peninsula.

The next major blackout in the Crimea, which on Wednesday afternoon without electricity for an hour and a half left, the entire Peninsula was caused by the accident at the substation on the mainland of the Russian Federation. In particular, stopped the flows of energy bridge in the Kuban—Crimea (800 MW), and the Peninsula was working on backup power sources. At 16:20, according to “Russian grids”, flows on the Peninsula was fully restored.

The electricity in the Crimea was disconnected about 15:07 on 13 June. According to the source “Kommersant” in the government of the Crimea remained without light the entire Peninsula. Also disconnected the mobile connection. According to eyewitnesses, in Simferopol a traffic jam due to the lack of traffic lights, non-working elevators stuck dozens of people.

As told the interlocutor of “Kommersant”, with backup power sources (generators) were supplied with social infrastructure. Another source of “Kommersant” notes that during the accident were included 11 standby mobile gas turbine power plant with a capacity of approximately 220 MW. In total, according to the energy Ministry, without light remained about 2.35 million inhabitants of the Peninsula.

In a press-service of the Ministry of health of the Crimea, “Kommersant” reported that the hospitals do not blackout affected. “All medical facilities connected to a backup power source, said the Ministry of health.— The hospital worked in a regular mode”. But he added that the ambulance in Simferopol during a blackout, you received 30% less calls than usual at this time, which is associated with the disruption of telephone communication. In the main Department of EMERCOM in the Crimea, “Kommersant” reported that information on emergency situations in connection with the power outage in the emergency service were reported.

The power system of the Crimea short of energy, there are three small thermal power plants, working of mobile GTPP, green generation, but this capacity is often not enough to cover consumption at critical loads. At the peak loads Crimea consumes up to 1.4 GW. With the end of 2015, the Peninsula is connected by bridge (up to 800 MW) with the Unified energy system of Russia, built two large stations — Tauride and Balaklava the power plant to 940 MW.