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November 22, 2021

Krasnoyarsk, Russia

By Carmen

Krasnoyarsk is a 6,000MW hydro power project. It is located on Yenisei river/basin in Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1956 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1972.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 6,000 6,000 Active Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia Lengidroproekt


The project was developed by Lengidroproekt and is currently owned by EuroSibEnergo.

The hydro reservoir capacity is 73,300 million cubic meter. The net head of the project is 93m. Krasnoyarsk underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 2014. The project generated 18,300 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $2,490m.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 1956 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1972.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to RUSAL Krasnoyarsk under a power purchase agreement for a period of 11 years, starting from 2010.

Contractors Involved

Power Machines was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 12 turbines, each with 500MW nameplate capacity.

Power Machines supplied 12 electric generators for the project.


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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