Electricity supply restricted in Kyrgyzstan following accident at HPP

Electricity supplies will be restricted in Kyrgyzstan following an accident at Toktogul HPP on Thursday, Deputy General Director of the Kyrgyz National Electric Grid Alexei Borodin told 24.kg.

According to Borodin, electricity supplies in such a case should not be cut for more than two hours in one region. So electricity supplies will be limited by turn proportionally in all regions, except Kyrgyzstan's capital Bishkek.

Power pressure increased in the turbine at Toktogul HPP's 4th generating unit on December 26. It was stopped to reveal the cause of the accident.