Narva Hydroelectric Station

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Narva Dam
Narva hydroelectric station, Apr 2009.jpg
Narva Hydroelectric Station on the Narva River
Narva Hydroelectric Station is located in Leningrad Oblast
Narva Hydroelectric Station
Location of the Narva Dam on the Estonia–Russia border in the Leningrad Oblast
Official name Нарвская гидроэлектростанция
Country Russia
Location Ivangorod
Coordinates 59°21′07″N 28°10′43″E / 59.35194°N 28.17861°E / 59.35194; 28.17861Coordinates: 59°21′07″N 28°10′43″E / 59.35194°N 28.17861°E / 59.35194; 28.17861
Purpose Power
Status Operational
Construction began 1950
Opening date 1955
Owner(s) TGC-1 (dam in the Russian side)
Narva Power Plants (dam in the Estonian side)
Dam and spillways
Impounds Narva River
Reservoir
Creates Narva Reservoir
Active capacity 91,000,000 m3 (3.213634672×109 cu ft)
Inactive capacity 365,000,000 m3 (1.2889853353×1010 cu ft)
Surface area 191 km2 (74 sq mi)
Power station
Name Narva Hydroelectric Station
Coordinates 59°22′4″N 28°12′38″E / 59.36778°N 28.21056°E / 59.36778; 28.21056
Operator(s) TGC-1
Turbines 3 x 41.7 MW
Installed capacity 125 MW
Annual generation 640 GWh

The Narva Hydroelectric Station (Russian: Нарвская гидроэлектростанция, Estonian: Narva hüdroelektrijaam) is a hydroelectric power station in Ivangorod, Russia. It is fed by the Narva Reservoir on the Narva River and is located 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) downstream of the Narva Dam (Kulgu Dam) on the east bank of the river. It was designed by a Leningrad design bureau Lengidroproekt and constructed during 1950-1955.[1]

After the dissolution of the Soviet Union the Estonian-Russian border bisects the dam of the reservoir. The power station itself is entirely on Russian territory. The power station is owned and operated by TGC-1 power company. The dam is owned by TGC-1 and Narva Power Plants.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ A description at a Lengidroproekt website
  2. ^ Tubalkain-Trell, Marge (2009-02-09). "Gazprom's subsidiary company demands the Narva dam to be given at their disposal". Baltic Business News. Retrieved 2011-03-08.