Volkhovskaya is an 86MW hydro power project. It is located on Volkhov river/basin in Leningrad, 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 1915 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1926. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project was developed by JSC Lenhydroproject, Svirstroy. Gazprom Energoholding and Fortum Power and Heat are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 51.79% and 29.45% respectively.

The hydro reservoir capacity is 36 million cubic meter. Volkhovskaya underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 1941-1945,1993-1996. The project generated 382.5 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 1915 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1926.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to UC Rusal under a power purchase agreement.

Contractors involved

Power Machines was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 4 units of francis turbines, each with 9MW nameplate capacity.

Power Machines supplied 3 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 14.12 MVA.

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This content was updated on 22 April 2024

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