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January 17, 2022

Chiryurt-1, Russia

By Carmen

Chiryurt-1 is a 72MW hydro power project. It is located on Sulak river/basin in Krasnodar Krai, Russia. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1954 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1961.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 72 72 Active Krasnodar Krai, Russia


The project is currently owned by RusHydro with a stake of 100%.

Chiryurt-1 is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 0.01 million cubic meter. The project generated 386 GWh of electricity.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 1954 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1961.

Contractors Involved

Ukrainian Energy Machines was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 turbines, each with 36MW nameplate capacity.

Uralelectrotyazhmash supplied electric generator(s) for the project.


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