In the far East, said the scene of the accident that caused energostroi in the region

© RIA Novosti / Igor Taraborrelli in fotobanka. Archival photoIn the far East, said the scene of the accident that caused energostroi in the region© RIA Novosti / Igor Taraborrelli the image Bank

Circuit, which became the major cause of energoavarii in the far East, occurred on the transmission line, owned by the «MES of East», informed RIA Novosti the representative of the far Eastern distribution grid company (drsk).

On Wednesday, chief Manager, regional dispatch management of power system of Amur region (the branch of JSC «so UES») Boris Vasilyev told reporters that the power failure started in the Khabarovsk region, its expected location is detected. He also noted that without light remained more than 1.5 million residents of DFO.

«A short circuit has occurred on a power line owned by the «MES of East». According to our data, without light, indeed, remained 1.5 million people,» — said the source.

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.

According drsk, without light partially remained in the Amur region, EAO, Khabarovsk Krai, Primorye and South Yakutia. At 17.30 GMT, the power supply was restored. The Ministry of energy reported that violations in the electricity supply occurred due to short circuit of transmission line of 220 kV, without specifying the affiliation of the transmission line.