The branch of JSC "RusHydro" — "Kama HPP" after renovation work was put into a modernized hydraulic unit number 9. The new turbine is more powerful than the previous 4.2 MW and the results of trials that have already begun, it may be decided before the end of 2012 to increase the installed capacity of the Kama hydroelectric power station on the 3 MW.
Hydraulic Unit is in planned reconstruction with June 15, 2009. The main turbine components have been upgraded at the factory at Syzran company of "Tyazhmash."
Commissioning of hydraulic number 9 — a significant event for the Permian Hydropower: is now updated for 17 vertical hydraulic units of the 23’s. Modernization of the Kama hydroelectric power station was started in 1997 and should be completed by 2015.
Replacing the hydraulic allowed to increase its reliability and performance. On the new turbine, as in the rest of the Kama hydro turbines reconstructed, set the impeller on the other seal designs, making environmentally friendly hydroelectric.
Along with the modernization of the turbine stator replacement of chillers and generator circuit breakers with vacuum.
The total price of the delivered equipment and construction works on the hydraulic unit has exceeded 200 million rubles.