Irkutskaya is a 662.4MW hydro power project. It is planned on Angara river/basin in Irkutsk, Russia. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the partially active stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. The project construction is likely to commence in 1950 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 1956. Buy the profile here.

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The project is currently owned by EuroSibEnergo with a stake of 100%.

Irkutskaya is a run-of-river project. The gross head of the project will be 31m. The project is expected to generate 4,100 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 1950. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 1956.

Contractors involved

Ukrainian Energy Machines will be the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The project consists of 8 units of Kaplan turbines, each with 82.2MW nameplate capacity.

NPO Elsib will be the generator supplier for the hydro power project. The project consists of 8 turbines.

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This content was updated on 25 January 2024

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