Hydro capacity accounted for 16.7% of total power plant installations globally in 2021, according to GlobalData, with total recorded hydro capacity of 1,357GW. This is expected to contribute 12.6% by the end of 2030 with capacity of installations aggregating up to 1,555GW. Of the total global hydro capacity, 0.21% is in Kazakhstan. Listed below are the five largest active hydro power plants by capacity in Kazakhstan, according to GlobalData’s power plants database. GlobalData uses proprietary data and analytics to provide a complete picture of the global hydro power segment. Buy the latest hydro power plant profiles here.
The Shulbinsk is a 702MW hydro power project located in East Kazakhstan, Kazakhstan. Post completion of construction, the project was commissioned in 1987. Samruk-Energy own the project. Buy the profile here.
The 675MW Bukhtarma hydro power project is located in East Kazakhstan, Kazakhstan. It was commissioned in 1960. The project is owned by Samruk-Energy. Buy the profile here.
The Kapshagay is a 364MW hydro project. Almaty Power Stations owns the project. It was commissioned in 1970. It is located in Almaty Province, Kazakhstan. Buy the profile here.
The Ust-Kamenogorsk hydro project with a capacity of 331.20MW came online in 1952. Samruk-Energy have the equity stakes in the project. It is located in East Kazakhstan, Kazakhstan. Buy the profile here.
The Moinak has been operating since 2012. The 300MW hydro project is located in Almaty, Kazakhstan. The project has been developed by Samruk-Energy. Samruk-Energy have the equity stakes in this project. Buy the profile here.
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