Electricity in Karelia, disrupted due to bad weather, recovered

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Power supply about 8,25 thousands of household consumers in Karelia, disrupted due to bad weather, recovered, the reference-incident report of the situational analysis center (SAC) of the Ministry of energy.

Wednesday from 10.00 to 19.00 due to heavy wet snow power outages in electrical networks of 35 kV and mass outages in the distribution networks of 6-10 kV (branch «MRSK Severo-the West» «Karelenergo», TSO — «prionezhskaya network company» (PSK).

Without electricity remained approximately 8,25 thousands of household consumers in 43 settlements, and 14 social facilities. The power of disabled consumers is 7.4 MW. Including in the area of responsibility of PSK – about 3.35 thousand men, 3.3 MW. Maximum were involved in 10 of standby power sources with a capacity of 920 kW.

«All consumers in the area of responsibility of JSC «PSK» energized… In 23.42 all consumers in the area of responsibility of «Karelenergo» energized», — stated in the message of Ministry.

The investigating bodies of the Karelia Republic on Tuesday announced the start of pre-investigation checks on the fact of mass power outages in the settlements of the Republic, where in December, according to regional authorities, without light remained almost 20 thousand people. In the period from 10 to 24 Dec due to bad weather on electricity was turned off 180 settlements in 15 districts of Karelia. According to information of the Republican government, almost all accidents occurred on power lines «Karelenergo».

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