Kemerovo oblast will switch to electricity because of oil prices

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Kemerovo oblast goes to maximum electrification to reduce costs from the use of oil, and can translate the whole transport and the industrial enterprises of electricity, said the Governor of the region Sergey Tsivilev, who is on a working visit to China.

«We are moving at the maximum electrification of Kuzbass. We have no oil, the price of this product is constantly growing and very serious impact on our costs. Machines running on oil, causing serious damage to the environment,» said Tsivilev during a meeting with the leadership of the Chinese coal engineering and technology Corporation, CCTEG.

He added that the region is rich in coal and could use this resource to generate electricity.

«We can get from coal power and to translate the whole transport and industrial enterprises of the use of electricity,» said Tsivilev.

He stressed that the region welcomes the use of technology electricity, as well as the production of electricity from coal.