JSC "Power machines" and PJSC "RusHydro" have signed an agreement providing for the complete replacement of hydropower unit No.1 of the Uglich HPP. After the scheduled completion of works in 2023, the hydraulic power equipment of one of the oldest hydroelectric power plants in Russia will be completely updated.
The replacement of the hydropower unit is being carried out within the scope of RusHydro's comprehensive upgrade program.
In accordance with the terms of the contract, Power Machines will manufacture and supply a rotary-blade hydraulic turbine and an automatic control system set, a hydro generator, an excitation system, and microprocessor protection for the hydro generator. The contract provides for supervision of the installation. More efficient equipment will increase the plant's capacity from 10 MW up to 130 MW.