SIMFEROPOL / AQMESCIT (QHA) -

Power outages due to a sharp drop in temperature may occur in the occupied Sevastopol, according to the report by the press service of the Kremlin-controlled city administration.

“Depending on the degree of the temperature drop, additional limitation (of power supply) can be introduced, but the whole system is ready to operate in this situation ... A plan of action exists, as well as a regional headquarters, instructions, also the additional capacities may be introduced,” the so-called governor Dmitry Ovsyannikov said, as cited by the press service.

At the moment, the Russian company engaged in the construction of energy facilities Technopromexport is building two thermal power plants in Simferopol and Sevastopol with a capacity of 940 MW, the first blocks of which are scheduled to be commissioned in 2018.

The information about possible power outages due to bad weather in the annexed Crimea has repeatedly appeared in the media. Emergency services in the occupied peninsula are operating on high alert, and regular checks of transmission lines were allegedly carried out for the purpose of rapid detection and elimination of critical situations.

QHA