Chirkeiskaya is a 1,000MW hydro power project. It is located on Sulak river/basin in Dagestan, Russia. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. The project construction commenced in 1964 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1974. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project is currently owned by RusHydro with a stake of 100%.

Chirkeiskaya is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 2.78 million cubic meter. The net head of the project is 170m. The project generated 2,430 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 1964 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1974.

Contractors involved

Power Machines was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 4 units of francis turbines, each with 250MW nameplate capacity.

Uralelectrotyazhmash supplied electric generator(s) for the project.

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This content was updated on 4 January 2024

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.