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November 30, 2021

Charvak, Uzbekistan

By Carmen

Charvak is a 700MW hydro power project. It is located on Chirchik river/basin in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1970.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 700 700 Active Tashkent, Uzbekistan JSC Uzbekenergo

Description

The project is developed and owned by JSC Uzbekenergo.

The hydro reservoir capacity is 106 million cubic meter. The gross head of the project is 148m. Charvak underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 2012-2015. The project generated 2,120 GWh of electricity.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 1970.

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Contractors Involved

Power Machines was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 4 units of francis turbines, each with 175MW nameplate capacity.

Power Machines supplied 4 electric generators for the project.

About JSC Uzbekenergo

JSC Uzbekenergo (Uzbekenergo), is a state-owned power generation company. It generates, transmits and distributes electric power to its customers in Uzbekistan. The company operates thermal power plants, hydro power plants, and heat power plants. Uzbekenergo produces and sells thermal energy to domestic and industrial consumers in various cities across the country. It also operates in coal sector. The company operates power plants in Fergana, Kashkadarya, Syrdarya, Tashkent and Navoiy regions and the Republic of Karakalpakstan. Uzbekenergo is headquartered in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

Methodology

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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