Nizhni Novgorod is a 530.5MW hydro power project. It is located on Volga river/basin in Nizhny Novgorod, 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 1948 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1955. Buy the profile here.
The project was developed by Institut Gidroproekt and is currently owned by RusHydro with a stake of 100%.
Nizhni Novgorod is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 0.01 million cubic meter. The gross head of the project is 17.5m. 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 8 in number. Nizhni Novgorod underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 2021. The project generated 1,513 GWh of electricity.
The hydro power project consists of 6 turbines, each with 65MW nameplate capacity.
The hydro power project consists of 1 turbine with 68MW nameplate capacity.
The hydro power project consists of 1 turbine with 72.5MW nameplate capacity.
The project has 7 electric generators installed at the site.
The project construction commenced in 1948 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1955.
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