In Altai Krai begins construction of the first of five small hydropower plants in the state program. Solemn ceremony to lay the first stone of small hydroelectric power station on 22 May Soloneshensky district, the press service of the regional administration.
Construction of the first of five small hydropower plants in the Altai region will be carried out within the framework of the state program of the Russian Federation, "Energy saving and energy efficiency for the period up to 2020", as well as the regional program "Energy saving and energy efficiency, 2011-2015."
Recall the beginning of construction in the spring of this year in the area of small hydroelectric power Soloneshensky said Territory Governor Alexander Karlin. "Work on the development of energy generation from renewable sources goes into action," — he said during the presentation of the annual report on the activities of the administration of the Altai Territory in 2011 Agreement aimed at the development of renewable energy sources in the Altai Territory, signed by the Governor Territory Alexander Karlin and heads of JSC "IDGC of Siberia" JSC, "Altayenergosbyt" Company "Engineering Company" Energy "(Moscow) in 2010
Soloneshenskaya SHP will be the first small hydropower plant on the territory of the Altai Territory. Its design capacity1.2 MW. The project for the construction of small hydropower plants in the Altai region is particularly relevant point in the provincial administration for industry and energy. Altay region is volatile and produces 50% to 60% of the required energy. The rest is imported from neighboring areas.
Construction of stations as part of this program will contribute to solving the problems of energy dependence and energy region. The project will create more jobs, increase tax revenues to the local budget.
Overall, from 2012 to 2018. scheduled to be operational 4 more SHP: Gilevsky, Charyshsky, Krasnogorodskaya and Sibiryachihinskuyu.