September 19. OJSC "Power Machines" manufactured, tested and delivered to the customer a new hydro capacity of 10 MW, designed for the first hydroelectric the Baksan hydropower plant JSC "RusHydro".
Currently, the production sites of power engineering company is working on making the second and third generators, as well as hydraulic turbine equipment for the first Baksan hydroelectric power plant, which is in accordance with the contract to be delivered to the station in October of this year.
In accordance with the terms of the agreement concluded in December 2010 with JSC "RusHydro", "Power Machines" will design, manufacture and deliver on Baksan hydropower plant three sets of power equipment, each of which consists of a water turbine, hydro generator and excitation system, and computer-aided of hydraulic unit. The new equipment will have increased reliability and performance.
In addition, the commitment to "Power Machines" includes construction supervision services supplied equipment and participation in commissioning. The completion of the contractual obligations scheduled for June 2012.
Baksan hydroelectric power station — the station diversion type, part of the Kabardino-Balkaria branch of JSC "RusHydro", located on the river Baksan Baksan district of Kabardino-Balkaria. The installed capacity of the plant — 25 MW. The average annual electricity production — 108.9 million kWh
Baksan hydroelectric power station built in the years 1930-1936. updated plan for electrification. The first unit capacity of 8300 kW was put into operation September 20, 1936. The station has laid a foundation for the development of hydropower CBD, the formation energy systems of the Republic and the Stavropol region.
JSC "RusHydro" — one of the largest generating companies in Russia, bringing together 68 renewable energy facilities in Russia and abroad. The installed capacity of JSC "RusHydro" is 26.1 GW, including the Sayano-Shushenskaya HPP. PS Neporozhny (6400 MW), which is currently under reconstruction.
One of the priorities of JSC "RusHydro" is the study and development of innovative projects generating electricity from renewable energy sources (RES). The accumulated experience, powerful scientific and intellectual potential of JSC "RusHydro" allow the company to be the leader of the development of wind, tidal and geothermal energy in Russia.