: Reuters Exclusive: Crimea power project finalizes plan to use turbines from Siemens - sources

11:41 Aug. 6, 2016

Reuters Exclusive: Crimea power project finalizes plan to use turbines from Siemens - sources

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German company categorically denies it intends to send turbines to occupied peninsula

Builders of two power plants in the Russian-occupied Ukrainian territory Crimea have finalised plans to install turbines made by a joint venture of Siemens, three sources said.

In response to questions from Reuters, the German company categorically denied it intends to send them to Crimea. Siemens says its joint venture is making turbines for a separate plant on Russia's Taman peninsula, which is separated from Crimea by a strait, not for plants inside in Crimea itself.

Read also Germany's Siemens produces turbines for annexed Crimea bypassing sanctions: media

However, the three sources all said two power plants in Crimea are being built to house Siemens turbines. The sources, who were all familiar with the technical details of the plants, said they are compatible only with Siemens turbines.

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