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November 30, 2021

Dnister, Ukraine

By Carmen

Dnister is a 742.8MW hydro power project. It is located on Dniester river/basin in Chernivtsi, Ukraine. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. The project construction commenced in 1975 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1981.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 742.8 742.8 Active Chernivtsi, Ukraine UkrHydroEnergo Open Joint Stock


The project is developed and owned by UkrHydroEnergo Open Joint Stock.

Dnister is a run-of-river project. Dnister (Dnister 1) underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 1997-2002.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 1975 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1981.

Contractors Involved

Dnister (Dnister 1) is equipped with Turboatom kaplan turbines. The phase consists of 6 turbines with 117MW nameplate capacity.

Dnister (Dnister 2) is equipped with Dnepr-SpetsGydroEnergoMontazh Open Joint-Stock kaplan turbines. The phase consists of 3 turbines with 13.6MW nameplate capacity.


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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