Golovnaya is a 252MW hydro power project. It is planned on Vakhsh river/basin in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the partially active stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. The project construction is likely to commence in 1956 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 1962. Buy the profile here.


The project is being developed and currently owned by Barki Tojik.

Golovnaya is a run-of-river project. The project is expected to generate 743 GWh of electricity.

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Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 1956. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 1962.

Contractors involved

Golovnaya (Golovnaya_Rehabilated (Unit-4)) will be equipped with Ukrainian Energy Machines kaplan turbine. The phase consists of 1 turbine.

Golovnaya (Golovnaya_Under-Rehab (Unit-2,3,5 and 6)) will be equipped with Ukrainian Energy Machines kaplan turbines. The phase consists of 4 turbines.

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About Barki Tojik

Barki Tojik is a producer and distributor of electricity. The company produces, distributes, sales and transmits electricity and heat. It also carries out operation of power plants and networks of the generation, republic, transmission, distribution and sale of electrical and thermal energy. The company owns and operates hydroelectric power stations, and heat and power plants. It owns power lines and distributes power. The company also imports and exports electricity with the neighboring countries such as Kyrgyzstan and Afghanistan. The company serves to local populations and industries in Tajikistan. Barki Tojik is headquartered in Tajikistan.

This content was updated on 22 April 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.