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January 11, 2022

Mamakanskaya, Russia

By Carmen

Mamakanskaya is an 86MW hydro power project. It is located on Mamakan river/basin in Irkutsk, Russia. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1957 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 86 86 Active Irkutsk, Russia Lenhydroproject


The project was developed by Lenhydroproject and is currently owned by RusHydro with a stake of 100%.

Mamakanskaya is a reservoir based project. The net head of the project is 45m. The project generated 356 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $36.6m.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 1957 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1961.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Polyus Gold under a power purchase agreement.

Contractors Involved

Ukrainian Energy Machines was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 4 units of kaplan turbines, each with 22.2MW nameplate capacity.

Electrosila supplied 4 electric generators for the project.


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