Mingachevir Hydro Power Plant

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Mingachevir Hydro Power Plant
Location Mingachevir
Status Active
Commission date 1953
Owner(s) Republic of Azerbaijan
Power generation
Primary fuel Hydropower
Units operational 6
Nameplate capacity 402 MW

The Mingachevir Hydro Power Plant is one of Azerbaijan's largest hydro power plant having an installed electric capacity of 402 MW.[1] It was built as a part of Mingachevir reservoir on Kura River.

The length of the hydroelectric dam is 1,550 m (5,090 ft), its width is 16 m (52 ft) and height is 80 m (260 ft).[2]


Coordinates: 40°47′24″N 47°01′42″E / 40.79000°N 47.02833°E / 40.79000; 47.02833