Rosatom´s Machine Engineering Division will manufacture and supply equipment for small hydro power plants (HPPs), the company reported on January 24, 2018.
In particular, Atomenergomash and Ruselprom will be the vendors of the essential equipment for Ust-Dzhegutinskaya and Barsuchkovskaya small hydro power plants (SHPPs) in the interests of RusHydro.
Following the results of the open tender, Russelprom will manufacture and supply 2 sets of hydro power equipment of 5.6 MW total capacity for Ust-Dzhegutinskaya SHPP and install it in the third quarter of 2018. For Barsuchkovskaya SHPP there will be 3 sets of hydro power equipment of 1.7 MW capacity each. Total capacity of the plant will be 5.13 MW.
Atomenergomash will supply the hydro turbines based on the contract between the companies. The affiliated Hungarian company of the holding, GANZ EEM, will manufacture the turbines.
According to the Russian law, small hydro power plants (SHPPs) are HPPs with the installed capacity of no more than 25 MW. At the present time, there are about 300 SHPP with near 1.3 GW of the total capacity in Russia.