Tash-Kumyr Hydroelectric Power Station

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Tash-Kumyr Hydro Power Plant
Tash-Kumyr Hydroelectric Power Station is located in Kyrgyzstan
Tash-Kumyr Hydroelectric Power Station
Location of Tash-Kumyr Hydro Power Plant
Official name Ташкумырская ГЭC
Location Tash-Kumyr
Coordinates 41°24′13″N 72°13′55″E / 41.40361°N 72.23194°E / 41.40361; 72.23194Coordinates: 41°24′13″N 72°13′55″E / 41.40361°N 72.23194°E / 41.40361; 72.23194
Status Active
Commission date 1985-1987
Power generation
Primary fuel Hydropower
Units operational 10
Nameplate capacity 450 MW

The Tash-Kumyr Hydro Power Plant is an active hydro power project on the Naryn River in Tash-Kumyr, Kyrgyzstan. It has 10 individual turbines[1] with a nominal output of around 45 MW which will deliver up to 450 MW of power. The power plant's dam is 75 m (246 ft) tall and it creates a 140,000,000 m3 (113,500 acre·ft) reservoir of which 10,000,000 m3 (8,107 acre·ft) is active (or useful) for power generation.[2]