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TYUMEN, September 26 (Itar-Tass) —— The Nizhnevartovsk hydropower plant, which was halted over the disruption of gas supplies, was re-started on Wednesday. The first power unit resumed operation after the repairs on Wednesday morning, the press service of the hydropower plant reported. The equipment of the hydropower plant will be put on maximum capacity of 800 MW by 15:00 local time (13:00 Moscow time) on Wednesday. As soon as the capacity reaches 500 MW, the hydropower plant will be ready to provide heating supplies for the town Izluchinsk.
The Nizhnevartovsk hydropower plant was halted on Sunday, September 23 over a breakdown at the gas distribution hub. The gas alert detectors went off in seven out of nine gas blast hazardous premises. The emergency staff of the hydropower station has taken the measures for the quick elimination of the blast dangerous situation on the equipment of the hydropower station.
All malfunctions are repaired now, the energy workers said. The first power unit resumed operation. The second power unit is under scheduled repairs until September 30.
The halt of the hydropower plant did not affect the power supplies for the consumers, the electric power supplies were automatically redirected to the consumers from the first hydropower plant and the second hydropower plant in Surgut.
The Izluchinsk residents are provided with heating supplies from a backup boiler house, which will be disconnected on Wednesday.