At Volzhskaya HPP, the hydropower unit with station number 4 was put into operation after replacing the hydrogenerator.
The new hydrogenerator manufactured by the Electrosila Plant (part of JSC "Power machines") was created to match with innovations in the field of power engineering and has improved technical capabilities.
By now all 22 hydroturbines (manufactured by Leningradsky Metallichesky Zavod) and 17 generators (manufactured by Elektrosila) at Volzhskaya HPP have been upgraded, and hydrogenerator replacement is scheduled for completion in 2026.
The generators upgraded with the Power Machines equipment are more efficient and has already increased the capacity of Volzhskaya HPP from 2,541 MW to 2,671 MW. In the future, the installed capacity of the plant will increase to 2,744.5 MW.