Prime Minister of Russia Vladimir Putin took part in the launch of unit number 6 Sayano-Shushenskaya GES.
During the ceremony, Prime Minister pressed the symbolic red button, after which the power plant after the accident, has issued the first batch of electricity.
Premier has pledged to repair SSHGES another 13.5 billion rubles, and expressed hope that the launching of GES a positive impact on electricity tariffs. Before starting the hydraulic head of the government in a helicopter circled the station and see the situation from the air, along with Deputy Prime Minister Igor Sechin. The total cost of the restoration of the Sayan-Shushenskaya power plant will be about 37 billion rubles. Until the end of the year is planned to launch another three of the ten blocks - the fifth, third and fourth.
After starting the hydraulic Vladimir Putin held a meeting on the investment program of electricity, where Russia's oligarchs got from the prime minister. According to Putin, from 100 units to be established in the country, actually built 38, and on the other horse did not even lying. He reminded the businessmen that those who do not fulfill the obligations will be penalized, including the participation of the Prosecutor General.
As a result of the accident at SSHGES in August last year killed 75 people. Cause of the disaster was that the station was throwing a load of the Bratsk hydroelectric station, where shortly before the fire occurred. As a result of the increased workload could not resist a second hydraulic unit, which due to severe vibration tore the lid of the turbine, which subsequently led to the partial destruction and flooding the engine room.