16.08.11.Zhiteli 26 streets were without light. -Voltage shut down due to congestion.
On one of the substations of a major accident occurred, which caused an overload secondary power sources throughout the city.
— A possible cause of the accident could be a massive consumption of electricity in the construction of Olympic venues — told Life News in Sochi City Administration. — Now the emergency services are working to restore electricity.
It is possible that the cause of the accident was an unprecedented influx of tourists, and therefore the power consumption in the city has increased dramatically.
Source: Life News