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November 23, 2021

Boguchanskaya, Russia

By Carmen

Boguchanskaya is a 2,997MW hydro power project. It is located on Angara river/basin in Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1976 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2012.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 2,997 2,997 Active Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia Boguchanskaya HPP


The project is developed and owned by Boguchanskaya HPP.

The hydro reservoir capacity is 58,200 million cubic meter. The project generated 17,600 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $5,658.306m.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 1976 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2012.

Contractors Involved

Power Machines was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 9 units of francis turbines, each with 333MW nameplate capacity.

Power Machines supplied electric generator(s) for the project.

About Boguchanskaya HPP

Boguchanskaya HPP (Boguchanskaya) is a renewable energy company that operates, manages, and develops hydroelectric power stations. The company offers services such as construction management, operation and maintenance, project development, project implementation, procurement management, and technical services, among others. It owns, operates, constructs, and develops Boguchanskaya Hydro Power Plants in Russia. Boguchanskaya holds interests in BEMO Project a metallurgical investment project that includes aluminium plant in Lower Angara area. The company’s Boguchansk hydropower plant holds a production capacity of 2,997 MW and the BEMO project includes the Boguchansky Aluminum Plant with a production capacity of 600,000 tons of primary aluminum per year. It has operations throughout Russia. Boguchanskaya is headquartered in Kodinsk, Russia.


All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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