Rus News Journal

Belarus power have thrown the bridge to Europe

electric export

Yesterday near Brest commercial operation Belarus - the Polish power bridge the Berezovsky state district power station - has begun Vulka - Dobrynska. The Vice-president of board of the Russian Open Society “ UES of Russia “ Andrey Rappoport who was present at solemn opening, named this event “ the geopolitical project which pulls together energetikov Europe and Russia “.
the Brest governor Vasily Dolgalev, the president of the Belarus concern “ Belenergo “ Sergey Belyj and the president of the Polish company - buyer URE of Leshek Juhnevich have passed in a substation building where the mister White has turned a key with an inscription “ the Power bridge the Birch - Vulka - Dobrynska “. “ I Hope, this power bridge as if the electric locomotive, will pull new projects in frontier areas between Russia, Belarus and Poland “ - mister Dolgalev has solemnly declared.
The matter is that minenergo Belarus expects to export by means of the new power bridge in 2003 nearby 1 mlrd kvt·ch the electric power (about the same volume it is exported on other existing power bridge - Was grown - Bialystok). Designed capacity of the Brest power bridge - 120 MVt. It has managed Belarus - the Polish party in $8 million, and works on the project were conducted since 2001. In April - November of last year Byelorussians exported on it energy, however they had to change the buyer in Poland. From export Byelorussians have received about $300 thousand - this money is planned to direct for reconstruction of the Berezovsky state district power station. After end of reconstruction of power plan to increase electric power export through Brest by 200 million kvt·ch in a year.
however win from the new power bridge not only Belarus power. “ it is our project - we solve all political problems with Poland concerning export. Energy from Belarus goes to the Polish power supply system, and the Russian Open Society delivers it further, to Slovakia and Germany. Besides our affiliated company - Joint-Stock Company ` Inter - the Russian Open Society ` - is one of founders of the company which exports an electricity from Poland on a line Was grown - Bialystok “ - has declared zampredpravlenija the Russian Open Society “ UES of Russia “ Andrey Rappoport.