More energy to Sochi

2013 / International Olympic Committee (IOC) / MORDASOV, Mikhail - All rights reserved | View on the city of Sochi and the Russian Black Sea

The Olympic Winter Games Sochi 2014 accelerated improvements to energy supply in the region, which continue to bring benefits to the local population.

Three thermal power plants and one combined heat and power plant were built along with 19 substations, with 1,208 MWt of combined capacity. A high-pressure Dzhubga-Sochi gas pipeline that runs for 174km was laid, with 151km situated on the sea floor. A total of 480km of low-pressure gas pipelines were also put into service.

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