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January 11, 2022

Volkhovskaya, Russia

By Carmen

Volkhovskaya is an 86MW hydro power project. It is located on Volkhov river/basin in Leningrad, Russia. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1915 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1926.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 86 86 Active Leningrad, Russia JSC Lenhydroproject, Svirstroy

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. The project cost is $60m.

Development Status

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

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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.

Methodology

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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