The economist assessed how much US sanctions on energy equipment can harm the Russian Federation

Extended sanctions recently came into effect in the US, cutting off the last opportunity for Western power equipment manufacturers to cooperate with Russia. The restrictions hit the American corporation General Electric, which continued to service gas turbines at thermal power plants in the Russian Federation with a total capacity of 5 gigawatts (GW).

How much this could harm the Russian Federation, Russian economist Konstantin Dvinsky tried to estimate. He noted that the total capacity of thermal power plants in the Russian Federation on foreign turbines is about 22 GW. This is about 9% of the installed capacity, of which the share of GE is about 5 GW, i.e. 22% of all foreign turbines or 2% of the total.

On the one hand, statistically not a disaster, but on the other hand, GE was engaged in high-power turbines

- he specified.

General Electric has already stopped servicing, and the monitoring system, as well as the supply of original spare parts, found itself in an incomprehensible situation. However, Inter RAO has a joint venture of General Electric - Russian Gas Turbines, and according to the assurances of the Russian Ministry of Energy, they have the relevant competencies, but it will take some time to localize production.

Yes, of course, all these sanctions are not an easy walk, but on the other hand, Siemens left, and the world did not collapse. And at one time it accounted for even more - about 9 GW

- The expert added.

After that, the expert recalled the words of Russian supporters of globalization, who advocated the promotion of transnational corporations and talked about "how easier and cheaper it is to use the services of Western companies, wrapped in a warm blanket of the global division of labor." The scale of the business really played into the hands of large companies that produced better products and lowered their cost, capturing markets. But now geopolitics has put everything in its place.

He pointed out that the Russian Federation in the current situation can only rely on its own strength. Western entrepreneurs are also not very happy about the loss of a large market, but they are hostages of what is happening and cannot do anything. In turn, the Russian Federation will have to restore its technological independence.

No one will be waiting for them back here.

He summed up.
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  1. lord-palladore-11045 (Konstantin Puchkov) 22 June 2023 19: 03
    Let the hostages of what is happening go through the forest, chepyzhami, thistles ... if they wanted to work, they would have stayed, and if the policy is, then import substitution. Go ahead.
    1. RUR Offline RUR
      RUR 22 June 2023 23: 28
      Yes Yes! On and on and on!!! After all, the Russian Federation will go ahead with China ... he is a faithful, faithful ally of the Russian Federation, and the Russian brother to the Chinese - they sang here in chorus, and the stupid grandmothers solo - no doubt that the face, like, like in the picture of Gallen - but

      China refused to cooperate with Russia in the project of the joint aircraft The Air Current: China decided to create the CR929 aircraft with the West, not with Russia

      the old women, however, will not howl from disappointment and humiliation, but will continue to bawl sweet songs about alliances with China
  2. goncharov.62 Offline goncharov.62
    goncharov.62 (Andrei) 22 June 2023 20: 34
    And where are those "captains of the economy" and the glorious "effective managers" who promoted all this? Well, not without a roof in ministries and agencies, of course. First name is it possible? I bet - they sit in their places, well, in the worst case, in their historical homeland and stupidly make us a goat ...
    1. Nelton Offline Nelton
      Nelton (Oleg) 22 June 2023 20: 40
      Quote: goncharov.62
      And where are those "captains of the economy" and the glorious "effective managers" who promoted all this?

      You would also ask where are all those brilliant politicians and foreign ministers who framed the country and the economy under sanctions with their decisions ...
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  3. Potapov Offline Potapov
    Potapov (Valery) 23 June 2023 08: 28
    All our victories are consecrated by the foolishness of the world capitalist elite ... 17 years, 41-45, 46-91, the creation of a modern PRC economy based on the confrontation between the PRC-USSR, the expansion of NATO contrary to promises, support for all enemies of Russia after 91, the introduction of economic and political sanctions - the basis for the revival of the economy, the army, the navy and the start of work to find allies, fellow travelers ... Task number one is to weed out the enemies of the people in the leadership ... There is already a basis for this ... a court in The Hague ...
  4. Adm Hts Offline Adm Hts
    Adm Hts (AdmHts) 23 June 2023 11: 53
    how much US sanctions on energy equipment can harm the Russian Federation

    They harmed themselves so much that they don’t need an enemy, and sanctions ...