Construction of Lower Kureiskaya plant

On February 17 IX Krasnoyarsk Economic Forum signed an agreement on cooperation between the Government of the Krasnoyarsk region and JSC "RusHydro".

The document records the intention of RusHydro to invest in the construction of the second stage Kureisko hydropower cascade.


The new station installed capacity of 150 MW will serve as contra-current for Kureiskaya plant and provide cheap electricity Turukhansky area businesses MMC "Norilsk Nickel", gas and oil fields in the north of the region. It is assumed that the plant will be put into operation in 2018, the estimated cost of construction — 29.8 billion rubles, including the construction of the necessary grid infrastructure. 

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