Volzhskaya is a 2,734MW hydro power project. It is located on Volga river/basin in Volgograd, Russia. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. The project construction commenced in 1950 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1958. Buy the profile here.

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Description

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

Volzhskaya is a run-of-river project. The net head of the project is 19m. Volzhskaya underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 2012.Volzhskaya (Volzhskaya Active) underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 2022-2023. The project generated 11,500 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 1950 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1958.

Contractors involved

Volzhskaya (Volzhskaya (Active)) is equipped with Power Machines kaplan turbines. The phase consists of 6 turbines.

Volzhskaya (Volzhskaya (Active)) is equipped with Power Machines kaplan turbines. The phase consists of 6 turbines with 125.5MW nameplate capacity.

Volzhskaya (Volzhskaya (Active)) is equipped with Power Machines kaplan turbines. The phase consists of 9 turbines with 145MW nameplate capacity.

Volzhskaya (Volzhskaya Active) is equipped with Power Machines kaplan turbine. The phase consists of 1 turbine with 145MW nameplate capacity.

Power Machines was selected as the generator supplier for the hydro power project. The project consists of 16 generators.

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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 20 July 2023

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