Verkhne-Svir is a 160MW hydro power project. It is located on Svir river/basin in Leningrad, Russia. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. The project construction commenced in 1938 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1952. Buy the profile here.

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The project is currently owned by Fortum with a stake of 29.45%.

Verkhne-Svir is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 260 million cubic meter. Verkhne-Svir underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 1994-1996. The project generated 589.395 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 1938 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1952.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Svetogorsk Paper mill 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 kaplan turbines, each with 40MW nameplate capacity.

Power Machines supplied 4 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 50 MVA.

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