At best, Crimea can cover maximum 50 % of entire power demand, reported Tass citing the Crimea’s First Deputy PM Mikhail Sheremet, who headed the Office of Emergency Management.

- We need 1200 MW. As of now, under the most favorable conditions and with all power supplies, we have close to 600 MW, said the Crimea’s First Deputy PM Mikhail Sheremet.

He also added that all Crimean medical institutions are connected to the backup power supply systems.

Earlier, Crimea declated the emergency regime since power supplies from Ukraine have been cut off.