Nizhne-Svir is a 99MW hydro power project. It is located on Svir river/basin in Leningrad, Russia. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1927 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1933.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||99||99||–||Active||Leningrad, Russia||JSC Lenhydroproject|
The project was developed by JSC Lenhydroproject. Gazprom Energoholding and Fortum Power and Heat are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 51.79% and 29.45% respectively.
Nizhne-Svir is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 119 million cubic meter. Nizhne-Svir underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 1941-1948, 1994-1997. The project generated 499.1 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $129m.
The project has 2 electric generators installed at the site.
The project construction commenced in 1927 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1933.
Power Purchase Agreement
The power generated from the project is sold to Svetogorsk Paper mill under a power purchase agreement.
Power Machines was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of kaplan turbines, each with 22MW nameplate capacity.
Power Machines was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of kaplan turbines, each with 27.5MW nameplate capacity.
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