Hydroelectric Plants in Russia - Dagestan

Chirkey
Location: Dagestan
Operator: Dagestan Regional Power Generation Co
Configuration: 4 X 250 MW
Operation: 1974-1976
T/G supplier: Kharkov, Electrovipryamitel
EPC: Hydropower Institute
Quick facts: This 232.5m dam on the Sulak River is the fifth tallest in Russia and the CIS.

Photograph courtesy of Dagenergo
Posted 27 Dec 2004

Chirut
Location: Dagestan
Operator: Dagestan Regional Power Generation Co
Configuration: 2 X 36 MW
Operation: 1961
T/G supplier: Kharkov, UETM

Photograph by Patimat Haibulaeva and courtesy of Dagenergo
Posted 28 Dec 2004

Gelbakh
Location: Dagestan
Operator: Dagestan Regional Power Generation Co
Configuration: 2 X 22 MW
Operation: 2006
T/G supplier:Tyazhmash, UETM
EPC: Energostroy
Quick facts: Construction started in Nov 2004 and the first unit went online in November 2006. The plant has been built entirely with internal financial resources. It is located downstream of Chirut HPP.

Photograph courtesy of Dagestan Regional Power Generation Co
Posted 7 Dec 2006

Gotsatlinskaya
Location: Dagestan
Operator: RusHydro
Configuration: 2 X 50 MW Francis
Operation: 2014
T/G supplier: Kharkov, Privod
EPC: JSC Chirkeygesstroy
Quick facts: This HPP is on the Avarskoe Koisu in Bolshoi Gotzatl, Hunzakhskiy region. Construction started in Jan 2007 and river impoundment began in Dec 2008. Production is expected to be about 350 GWh/yr

Photograph courtesy of Rushydro
Posted 19 Feb 2014

Gunib
Location: Dagestan
Operator: Dagestan Regional Power Generation Co
Configuration: 3 X 5 MW
Operation: 2004
T/G supplier: Kharkov, UETM
Quick facts: This arch dam on the Kara-Koisu river is 73m high.

Photograph courtesy of Dagenergo
Posted 21 May 2005

Irganaiskaya
Location: Dagestan
Operator: Sulakenergo
Configuration: 2 X 200 MW Francis
Operation: 1998-2001
T/G supplier: Kharkov, Elsib
EPC: Lenhydroproject, Chirkeygesstroy
Quick facts: This plant is on the the Avarskoie Koisu River, the main tributary of the Sulak River, at the head of the Chirkey Reservoir. Construction got underway in 1987. The complex includes a 101m high, 313m long earth-and-rock-fill dam, joined tunnel spillway, and two 7.5m diameter, 5km pressure tunnels to the power house.

Photograph courtesy of Sulakenergo
Posted 11 Jul 2007

 

Kurush
Location: Dagestan
Operator: Dagestan Regional Power Generation Co
Configuration: 2 X 240 kW Pelton
Operation: 1951
T/G supplier: Voith
Quick facts: The Kurush equipment was rebuilt in 1986.

Photograph courtesy of Dagestan Regional Power Generation Co
Posted 19 Aug 2006

Miatly
Location: Dagestan
Operator: Dagestan Regional Power Generation Co
Configuration: 2 X 110 MW
Operation: 1986
T/G supplier: Kharkov, UETM
Quick facts: This is the third plant in the Sulak cascade and completes a development program initiated in 1932. Construction on Miatly started in 1970 but was interrupted by a landslide in 1977 which necessitated major redesign work.

Photograph by Patimat Haibulaeva and courtesy of Dagenergo
Posted 28 Dec 2004

Abbreviations

Data: industcards, Platts UDI World Electric Power Plants Data Base

Updated 19-Feb-2014

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