In Khabarovsk Krai found the scene of the accident that caused energostroi in DVFO

© RIA Novosti / Sergey Mangalapura in fotobanka. Archival photoIn Khabarovsk Krai found the scene of the accident that caused energostroi in DVFO© RIA Novosti / Sergey Mangalapura the image Bank

The cause of the accident that left without electricity for more than 1.5 million residents of the Far East, was a short circuit on the transmission line in Khabarovsk region, said at a press conference on Wednesday, chief Manager, regional dispatch management of power system of Amur region (the branch of JSC «so UES») Boris Vasiliev.

«The cause of the accident was a short circuit on a transmission line of 220 kV «Khabarovsk — Volochaevka traction». Causes it is not yet known. Night inspection of the estimated location of the damage results are not shown. Now experts in the Khabarovsk region are the bypass of the alleged accident. It is also planned horse inspection of power lines with the involvement of aircraft,» — said Vasilyev.

On Tuesday, the Russian energy Ministry said that in the Khabarovsk region was down five high-voltage power lines 220 kV and 500 kV. Due to an accident shutting down all five operating hydroelectric Bureyskaya HPP, the station reduced the load from 1400 MW to zero, but later three unit earned. On the Zeya hydroelectric station was disconnected three hydroelectric station reduced the load from 500 to 240 MW Blagoveshchenskaya CHP plant also reduced the load to zero. Without power, according to the MOE, the far East has left more than 600 thousand people. At 17.30 GMT, the power supply was restored.

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