Nizhne-Bureiskaya is a 320MW hydro power project. It is located on Bureiya river/basin in Amur, Russia. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 2010 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2017.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||320||320||–||Active||Amur, Russia||China Three Gorges; RusHydro|
The project is developed by China Three Gorges and RusHydro. These companies also have ownership stakes in the project.
The hydro reservoir capacity is 77 million cubic meter. The gross head of the project is 29.5m. The project generated 1,670 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $1,000m.
The project construction commenced in 2010 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2017.
Power Purchase Agreement
The power generated from the project is sold to Sibur Holding under a power purchase agreement for a period of 20 years.
Power Machines was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 4 units of kaplan turbines, each with 80MW nameplate capacity.
Power Machines supplied electric generator(s) for the project.
About China Three Gorges
China Three Gorges Corp (CTG) subsidiary of State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the State Council, formerly known as China Three Gorges Project Corp, is a renewable energy company which develops and operates hydropower generation plants. The company’s operations include hydropower project engineering, construction and management, electricity production, and provision of technical services. Its renewable energy business comprises construction, operation and development of solar and wind energy projects. The company develops hydropower projects of Yangtze River and its tributaries. It has operations throughout Asia, Europe, South America, Middle East and Africa. CTG is headquartered in Beijing, China.
RusHydro (RusHydro) is an electric utility. The company generates electricity and capacity, and transmits, distributes, and sells it on wholesale and retail basis. The company generates electricity using various sources such as hydro, ocean, wind, solar and geothermal. RusHydro also sells heat energy. . The Russian Federation has a 61.73% stake in the company, while PJSC Bank VTB, Jivanta Ventures, Avitrans and others hold the remaining share. RusHydro’s services cover a vast area, from St. Petersburg to the Primorye Territory, and from the Chukotka Autonomous Area to the Republic of Dagestan. The company has operations in Russia and Armenia. RusHydro is headquartered in Moscow, Russia.
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