Kambarata-2 Hydro Power Plant

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Kambarata-2
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One of the power plant's Francis turbines
Kambarata-2 Hydro Power Plant is located in Kyrgyzstan
Kambarata-2 Hydro Power Plant
Location of Kambarata-2 Hydro Power Plant
Official name Камбаратинская ГЭС -2
Country Kyrgyzstan
Location Kambar
Coordinates 41°46′26″N 73°19′52″E / 41.77389°N 73.33111°E / 41.77389; 73.33111Coordinates: 41°46′26″N 73°19′52″E / 41.77389°N 73.33111°E / 41.77389; 73.33111
Status Operational
Construction began 1970-1990. 2007-2010
Commission date August 30, 2010
Thermal power station
Primary fuel Hydropower
Power generation
Units operational 3 x 120 MW Francis-type
Nameplate capacity 360 MW

The Kambarata-2 Hydro Power Plant (also known as Kambar-Ati-2 or Kambaratinsk 2) is a hydroelectric power station in on the Naryn River in Kambar, Kyrgyzstan.[1] It has 3 individual Francis turbine-generators[2] with a nominal output of around 120 MW each which will deliver up to 360 MW of power. The first generator was operational on November 27, 2010. The power plant's dam is 60 m (197 ft) tall and it creates a 70,000,000 m3 (56,750 acre·ft) reservoir of which 8,000,000 m3 (6,486 acre·ft) is active (or useful) for power generation.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kambar-Ata-2 hydropower plant produces 19 million kWh of power since launch". AKIpress News Agency (Kyrgyzstan). 11 January 2011. Retrieved 21 January 2011. 
  2. ^ Kambar-Ati-2 Hydro Power Plant
  3. ^ "List of major hydroelectric facilities Kyrgyzskoy Republic" (PDF) (in Russian). CA Water. Retrieved 24 February 2012.