The branch of JSC "RusHydro" — "Volga HPP" after reconstruction commissioned hydroelectric number 5, which was replaced by a hydraulic turbine. The new turbine has improved performance and increased power is that in the long term will increase the installed capacity of the plant.
Design, manufacture, testing, supply, construction and installation work, as well as installation supervision and commissioning of turbine number 5 under contract fulfilled OJSC "Power Machines". This is the third turbine, which was reconstructed under the terms of a long-term contract between the "RusHydro" and "Power Machines". In the second quarter of this year, is scheduled to introduce another new turbine.
Redesign of the hydraulic started in April 2012. Hardware upgrade was performed in accordance with the comprehensive modernization program, "RusHydro" (PCM). PKM is aimed at the complete replacement of equipment with modern, meets the latest achievements of science and technology. The term of the program is designed to 2021. By this time, will replace all 22 turbines and hydroelectric generators.
Reconstruction and modernization of equipment will significantly improve its safety, reliability and performance, as well as to increase the installed capacity of 198.5 MW on the Volga. As a result, by 2021, the installed capacity of the plant will reach 2,739.5 MW.