Hydro capacity accounted for 16.7% of total power plant installations globally in 2021, according to GlobalData. Of the total global hydro capacity, 3.85% is in Russia. Listed below are the five largest active hydro power plants by capacity in Russia, 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 Sayano-Shushenskaya is a 6,400MW hydro power project located in Khakassia, Russia. Post completion of construction, the project was commissioned in 1978. The project was developed by Lenhydroproject. RusHydro own the project. Buy the profile here.
The 6,000MW Krasnoyarsk hydro power project is located in Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia. Lengidroproekt has developed the project. It was commissioned in 1972. The project is owned by EuroSibEnergo. Buy the profile here.
The Ust-Ilimskaya is a 3,840MW hydro project. EuroSibEnergo owns the project. It was commissioned in 1974. The project was developed by EuroSibEnergo. It is located in Irkutsk, Russia. Buy the profile here.
The Boguchanskaya hydro project with a capacity of 2,997MW came online in 2012. The project was developed by Boguchanskaya HPP. Others; RusHydro have the equity stakes in the project. It is located in Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia. Buy the profile here.
The Zhigulevskaya has been operating since 1955. The 2,488MW hydro project is located in Samara, Russia. The project has been developed by RusHydro. RusHydro have the equity stakes in this project. Buy the profile here.
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