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January 18, 2022

Kashkhatau, Russia

By Carmen

Kashkhatau is a 65.1MW hydro power project. It is located on Cherek river/basin in Kabardino-Balkaria, Russia. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1993 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2010.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 65.1 65.1 Active Kabardino-Balkaria, Russia

Description

The project is currently owned by RusHydro.

The hydro reservoir capacity is 7.5 million cubic meter. The gross head of the project is 100m. The penstock length is 980m. The project generated 241 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $58m.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 1993 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2010.

Contractors Involved

Tyazhmash was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of francis turbines, each with 21.7MW nameplate capacity.

NPO Elsib supplied electric generator(s) for the project.

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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