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November 26, 2021

Nizhne-Nimanskaya Hydro power plant, Russia

By Carmen

Nizhne-Nimanskaya Hydro power plant is a 600MW hydro power project. It is planned on Bureya river/basin in Amur, Russia. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2025 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2029.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 600 600 Permitting Amur, Russia China Three Gorges; RusHydro

Description

The project is being developed and currently owned by China Three Gorges and RusHydro. The company’s ownership stake in the project stands as 51% and 49% respectively.

Nizhne-Nimanskaya Hydro power plant is a reservoir based project. The project cost is expected to be around $1,115.82m.

The hydro power project consists of 4 turbines, each with 150MW nameplate capacity.

Development Status

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The project construction is expected to commence from 2025. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2029.

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.

About RusHydro

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.

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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