Hydroelectric Plants in Russia - Central FD

Karamyshevskaya
Location: Moscow (Central)
Operator: FGUP Kanal Imeni Moskvy
Configuration: 2 X 1.8 MW Kaplan
Operation: 1930s
T/G supplier: ??
EPC: Zhuk
Quick facts: This SHP is on the Moskva River, located in the west of the city, in the Lower Mnevikov and rowing canal. The dam's main function is to facilitate navigation on the Moskva River, but thiere is a 5m head sufficient to drive the turbines.

Photograph courtesy of RusHydro
Posted 4 Jun 2014

Perervinsky
Location: Moscow (Central)
Operator: FGUP Kanal Imeni Moskvy
Configuration: 2 X 1.76 MW Kaplan
Operation: 1935
T/G supplier: ??
EPC: Zhuk
Quick facts: Perervinsky SHP in southeast Moscow, in the Lublin and South River port. The first dam at the site was built in in the 1870s, but it was demolsiehd in 1930 and replaced by new waterworks.

Photograph by Avdeyenko (avdeyenko.livejournal.com)
Posted 4 Jun 2014

Rybinskaya
Location: Yaroslav (Central)
Operator: RusHydro
Configuration: 3 X 55 MW, 3 X 63 MW Kaplan
Operation: 1941-1950
T/G supplier: LMZ, ELSL
EPC: HPI, Volgostroy NKVD
Quick facts: This HPP is on the Volga and the Sheksna rivers near Rybinsk town. The complex pictured has a 35m tall, 470m long, earth-fill dam on the Sheksna river plus left- and right-bank dams totaling 6,035m. It is the third of the Volga-Kama Cascade of dams. The project was approved in May 1938 and construction began in Jun 1940. The first unit was put online in 1941 and the second in 1942., both fast-tracked to make up for war-related fuel shoratages. During construction, it was the second-largest HPP in Russia. Three T/G sets have been rebuilt by PMG. Average production is 935 GWh/yr

Photograph courtesy of RusHydro
Posted 13 Feb 2014

Rublevskaya
Location: Moscow (Central)
Operator: OAO Mosvodokanal
Configuration: 630 kW
Operation: 1932
T/G supplier: ??
Quick facts: This SHP is associated with the Rublevskaya waterworks in far western Moscow City and it is thought to be the oldest hdyro plant still in regular operatio in Moscow. Plans are in hand to rebuild the power genreation component.

Photograph courtesy of RusHydro
Posted 4 Jun 2014

Shodenskaya
Location: Moscow (Central)
Operator: FGUP Kanal Imeni Moskvy
Configuration: 2 X 15 MW Francis
Operation: 1939
T/G supplier: LMZ, UETM
EPC: Zhuk
Quick facts: This HPP is is the largest in Moscow oblast. It downstream of the Khimki Reservoir on the Moscow Canal system in northwestern Moscow. The plant had two 5m wooden penstocks (shown) but in 2005/06, these were replaced with metal pipes.

Photograph courtesy of Lodo27 (wikipedia)
Posted 4 Jun 2014

Uglich
Location: Yaroslav (Central)
Operator: RusHydro
Configuration: 1 X 55 MW, 1 X 65 MW Kaplan
Operation: 1940-1917
T/G supplier: LMZ, ELSL
EPC: HPI, Volgostroy NKVD
Quick facts: Construction on this project began in Jan 1936 more than 2yrs before it was finally approved in May 1938. The first unit came online on 8 Dec 1940 and the second on 20 Mar 1941. Uglich is the first of the Volga Cascade HPP. Unit-2 was rebuilt by Voith and recommissioned in 2009 at 65 MW. PMG will update Unit-2 by 2020. The powerhouse is a listed structure on Russia's Cultural Heritage register.

Photograph courtesy of RusHydro
Posted 13 Feb 2014

Abbreviations

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

Updated 14-Aug-2016

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