On March 31, 2017 hydropower unit with station No. 2 was put in commission at Volzhskaya HPP (branch of RusHydro) after upgrading.
According to the hydropower unit upgrading project the works on replacing of hydro turbine, generator, excitation system, system of automatic equipment and auxiliary equipment have been performed.
The new hydropower unit features improved technical characteristics, which will help increase its power in future by 10.5 МW. The equipment renewal is being carried out in accordance with the Integrated upgrading program (IUP) of RusHydro.