Ust-Ilimskaya is a 3,840MW hydro power project. It is located on Angara river/basin in Irkutsk, 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 1963 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1974. Buy the profile here.

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

The hydro reservoir capacity is 59,400 million cubic meter. The net head of the project is 86.5m. Ust-Ilimskaya underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 2006-2010, 2011-2018, 2020. The project generated 21,700 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 1963 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 16 units of francis turbines, each with 240MW nameplate capacity.

Power Machines supplied 16 electric generators for the project.

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About EuroSibEnergo

EuroSibEnergo PLC (EuroSibEnergo), a subsidiary of En+ Group is an energy company and producer of hydroelectric power. EuroSibEnergo generates, transmits and distributes electricity. EuroSibEnergo is headquartered in Moscow, Russia.

This content was updated on 20 July 2023

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