Russian monopoly on the export and import of electricity of "Inter RAO UES" June 9 has limited the supply of electricity and power in Belarus in connection with a debt to pay for the Belarusian side.
The Belarusian side yesterday and has not transferred funds for delivered electricity Russia, reported RIA Novosti a source in the company "Inter RAO". According to unofficial information, Belarus owes for delivered in March and April of electricity of about 54 million dollars (1.5 billion Russian rubles).
The manual "Belenergo" said every effort to pay off the debts as soon as possible.
"Supplies of electricity is limited to 200 MW from the current 400-500 MW", — quotes Interfax sources of waste. — Belarus has 10 days — until June 19 — the repayment of the debt.
"If at this point the importer of Russian electricity does not pay the debt, then the energy supply will be stopped completely."
The share of Russian electricity in the Belarusian market is 10%.
According to experts, consumers in Belarus are not directly feel the current reduction, since Minsk will be able to replace the Russian electricity Ukrainian or Belarusian. However, the reduction in supply will hit the Belarusian economy.