Kapshagay Hydroelectric Power Plant

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Kapshagay Hydroelectric Power Plant
Location Kapshagay
Status Active
Power generation
Primary fuel Hydropower
Units operational 4
Nameplate capacity 364 MW

The Kapshagay Hydroelectric Power Plant (Russian: Капшагайская ГЭС, earlier Капчагайская ГЭС) is a hydroelectricity power plant on the Ili River in Almaty Province of Kazakhstan. Constructed between 1965 and 1970, it has four individual turbines[1] with a nominal output of around 91 MW which will deliver up to 364 MW of power and generates 972 million kilowatt-hours of electricity per year.


Coordinates: 43°55′22″N 77°05′53″E / 43.92278°N 77.09806°E / 43.92278; 77.09806