Enguri is a 1,325MW hydro power project. It is located on Enguri river/basin in Abkhazia, Georgia. 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. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1978. Buy the profile here.


The project is developed and owned by Engurhesi. The company has a stake of 100%.

The hydro reservoir capacity is 1,100 million cubic meter. The gross head of the project is 410m. The total number of penstocks, pipes or long channels that carry water down from the hydroelectric reservoir to the turbines inside the actual power station, are 5 in number. The penstock length is 451m. The project generated 3,300 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 1978.

Contractors involved

Ukrainian Energy Machines was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 5 units of francis turbines, each with 265MW nameplate capacity.

Ukrainian Energy Machines supplied 5 electric generators for the project.

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About Engurhesi

Engurhesi Ltd is a power generation company in Georgia. It owns and operates the Enguri Hydro Power Plant which generates 1300 MW of electricity.

This content was updated on 20 July 2023

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