Contents tagged with blackouts
Another blackout hits Crimea affecting 11,000 people
In the Crimea, almost 11,000 people were left without electricity due to bad weather, the Russian Energy Ministry reported. It was noted since of 16.30 Kyiv time on August 18th, massive emergency outages have occurred in the Crimean energy networks due to the rain and thunderstorms. Households remain without electricity in 27 areas and impact about 10,700 people. Eight teams of 20 people are involved in emergency recovery work. Earlier it was reported that the Russian Ministry of Energy, due …
Massive blackouts continue in annexed Crimea
Power supply problems persist in Russian-annexed Crimea, a report from the Russian Ministry of Energy states.
“On August 15, from 12:47 to the present, due to unfavorable weather conditions (rain, thunderstorms) there have been massive emergency power outages of the 6-10 KW distribution grids in Crimean territory,” the Russian Energy Ministry announced.
Due to the bad weather, 13 aerial 6-10 KW lines and 62 transformer substations were switched off. Yesterday, on August 15, 53 settlements had …
Massive power outages started in the Crimea
Power outages started in the Crimea because of the wind that has a speed of up to 15 m/s and snow. These outages started in the electric networks of 35 kW and massive emergency outages also started in the 610 kW distribution networks, the Russian Ministry of Energy reports.
As a result, about 27,800 people were left without power supply in the towns of Sudak and Dzhankoy, and 88 settlements in Simferopol, Krasnoperekopsk, Feodosia, Kerch, Yevpatoria and Pervomaisky districts were also left …
Ukrainian power company claims that blackouts in Kyiv could have been caused by hackers
The national power company Ukrenergo announced some possible reasons of failure in automation at the Pivnichna electrical substation that caused blackouts in several districts in Kyiv at midnight on December 18, the company’s press service reported.
“Hacker’s attack and equipment failure are among the possible causes for the power failures. Law enforcement agencies responded immediately and a thorough investigation of the causes of the accident is being carried out. The public will be informed …
Several Crimean cities and regions left without electricity
For an unknown reason, several towns and regions in Crimea are left without power.
According to Cryminform, Simferopol, Alushta, Yalta, and the northern and western regions of Crimea and Sevastopol were cut off from power at 13:15 yesterday. The Emergency Situations Ministry, the Ministry of Fuel and Power for the republic and Krymenergo have yet to give an explanation as to what caused this incident. According a source in the Kerch City Council, a voltage drop occurred at a central …
Emergency services of Sevastopol work on heightened alert because of power outages
The press service of the Sevastopol Government, controlled by Russia, reported after a meeting of the Operational Headquarters on Emergency Situations that power outages continue in annexed Sevastopol. The local authorities, controlled by Moscow, explained that these outages are the result of the ongoing work installing the energy bridge from neighboring Russia.
“In this regard, the emergency services of Sevastopol work on heightened alert. The limit (162 MW.) was set for the city at 10 p.m. …
Monument to energy blackouts to be erected in Crimea
It was decided to immortalize the memory of energy cutoffs in Yalta. A sculpture made of two huge bulbs will be mounted in one of the city squares, as reported by the head of city administration, Andrey Rostenko.
"It is the initiative of a local businessman, quite an interesting and creative project," he explained and added that the construction will be an automatic watering system, and the "bulbs" will become an original "monument to the blackouts," tells Kryminform.
According to Rostenko, …
Nine Towns Left Without Electricity in Crimea
Nine towns in Crimea were left without electricity when a high voltage transmission line broke down. The Russian government press service reported that the Simferopol REN (Regional Electric Networks) suffered a damaged power line that generated 35 kW of electricity. The towns of Hvardiiske, Sofiyivka, Sovkhoznoye, Malenkoye, Zhuravlevka, Shirokoye, Divnoye, Storozhevoye and Kuprino were deprived of power as a result. Repair work is currently ongoing.
On December 30th, Ukrainian power supplies …
More blackouts for Crimean Residents
Residents of the Crimea are experiencing further electricity blackouts following the malfunction of two 22,500 MW gas turbine power stations which were recently delivered from eastern Russia in order to ensure the supply of power to the Crimean peninsula. The inhabitants of the annexed territory are now being asked to use electricity sparingly, Kerch.com reported.
The city of Kerch will primarily be affected, as repair crews will have to shut off three to five power lines providing electricity …
Ten Thousand Left without Water in Crimea
On Saturday, January 2nd, the center of Sevastopol and some other areas of the city experienced a blackout because of a power grid accident. Electricity was then supplied only on certain hours following a predetermined schedule. After the accident some of the residents started having problems with the water supply too.
A 600 mm high pressure pipe suddenly ruptured, cutting off the centralized water supply to about 10,000 people in the suburbs of Sevastopol, namely Inkerman City, GRES and Gorny …