Kaniv Hydroelectric Power Plant
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Kaniv Hydroelectric Power Plant is a hydroelectricity generating complex on the Dnieper River in Kaniv, Ukraine. It is operated by the Ukrhydroenego that is part of the state company Energy Company of Ukraine.
|Kaniv Hydroelectric Power Plant|
The dam of Kaniv Hydroelectric Power Plant
|Opening date||November 4, 1972 (first turbine) – April 16, 1975 (completion)|
|Owner(s)||Energy Company of Ukraine|
|Dam and spillways|
|Type of dam||power plant|
|Height||39.5 m (130 ft)|
|Length||343 m (1,125 ft)|
|Spillway capacity||13,200 m3/s (466,154 cu ft/s)|
|Total capacity||2.6 km3 (1 cu mi)|
|Turbines||24 x 18.5 MW|
|Installed capacity||444 MW|
|Annual generation||972 GWh|
The power plant was projected by the Ukrainian department of project-research institute "UkrHydroProject" of S.Zhuk. The construction was conducted by several specialized in this field companies. During the construction also there was built a small settlement for the power plant's working personnel.
Turbines for the plant were produced by the Kharkiv Factory "Turboatom", generators - Kharkiv Factory "Elektrovazhmash".
In 1997, the Kaniv Hydroelectric Power Plant started to be renovated. The first stage lasted until June 2002, while the second one - 2017. The first stage was financed through the IBRD, while for the second World Bank invested $106 million with addition of the Ukrainian government budget.
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