Nizhne-Bureiskaya is a 320MW hydro power project. It is located on Bureiya river/basin in Amur, 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 2010 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2017. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project is developed and owned by China Three Gorges and RusHydro. The owners have 50% stake in the project respectively.

The hydro reservoir capacity is 77 million cubic meter. The gross head of the project is 29.5m. The project generated 1,670 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 2010 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2017.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Sibur Holding under a power purchase agreement for a period of 20 years.

Contractors involved

Power Machines was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 4 units of kaplan turbines, each with 80MW nameplate capacity.

Power Machines supplied electric generator(s) for the project.

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About China Three Gorges

China Three Gorges Corp (CTG) is a renewable energy company that develops and operates hydropower generation plants. The company offers hydropower generation, equity investment, water resources management, project investment, construction and management, watershed cascade scheduling, electricity production, and provision of technical services among others. CTG also operates in water conservancy-related consulting services, emerging energy, resource recycling technology research and development, new energy, environmental protection technology development and others. Its renewable energy business comprises the construction, operation, and development of solar and wind energy projects. CTG develops hydropower projects at the Yangtze River and its tributaries and others. CTG is headquartered in Beijing, Hubei, China.

About RusHydro

RusHydro (RusHydro) is an electric utility. It 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. Its 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.

This content was updated on 10 July 2024

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