Power Machines and RusHydro signed an agreement for the manufacture and supply of four hydroturbines and four hydrogenerators for the Chirkeyskaya HPP, the largest hydroelectric power plant in the North Caucasus region.
In addition to manufacturing and supplying equipment, specialists from Power Machines will provide installation supervision services. According to the terms of the agreement, the first set for the hydraulic turbine should be delivered at the beginning of 2023, for the generator – in the spring of 2023. It is planned to fully complete the supply of all equipment by the beginning of 2026.
As a result of the project, the efficiency of the hydroturbines of the Chirkeyskaya HPP will be increased, and the capacity of each hydraulic unit (at the design head) will increase from 250 MW to 275 MW.