Verkhnetulom is a 284MW hydro power project. It is planned on Tuloma river/basin in Murmansk, 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 1961 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 1964. Buy the profile here.

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The project is being developed and currently owned by Fortum Power and Heat and TGC-1. The company's ownership stake in the project stands as 51.79% and 29.45% respectively.

The gross head of the project will be 28m. The project is expected to generate 861.4 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 1961. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 1964.

Contractors involved

Verkhnetulom (Verkhnetulom- Rehabilitated unit 1) will be equipped with Power Machines kaplan turbine. The phase consists of 1 turbine with 75MW nameplate capacity.

Verkhnetulom (Verkhnetulom- Rehabilitated unit 4) will be equipped with Power Machines kaplan turbine. The phase consists of 1 turbine with 75MW nameplate capacity.

Verkhnetulom (Verkhnetulom- Rehabilitation units(2,3)) will be equipped with Power Machines kaplan turbines. The phase consists of 2 turbines with 67MW nameplate capacity.

The electric generators for the project will be procured from Elektrotyazhmash-Privod.

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About Fortum Power and Heat

Fortum Power and Heat Oy(FPH) is a subsidiary company of Fortum Corp. The company is engaged in the distribution, generation and marketing of power and heat. FPH is headquartered in Espoo, Finland.

About TGC-1

TGC-1, a subsidiary of Gazprom Energoholding, is an electricity and heat producer that operates electricity generating stations. The company's investment program includes construction of facilities, technical upgrade of the existing equipment, and introduction of automatic process control systems. It also provides decommissioning of individual outdated units, and power plants from its operating equipment. TGC-1 operates electric generating stations in St. Petersburg, Leningrad Oblast, Republic of Karelia and Murmansk Oblast. The company also distributes electricity across Finland and Norway. TGC-1 is headquartered in St. Petersburg, Russia.

This content was updated on 4 January 2024

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