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November 22, 2021

Ust-Ilimskaya, Russia

By Carmen

Ust-Ilimskaya is a 3,840MW hydro power project. It is located on Angara river/basin in Irkutsk, Russia. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1963 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1974.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 3,840 3,840 Active Irkutsk, Russia EuroSibEnergo


The project is developed and owned by EuroSibEnergo.

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. The project generated 21,700 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $7,174.579m.

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.

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.


All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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