Kaniv Hydroelectric Power Plant
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|Kaniv Hydroelectric Power Plant|
The dam of Kaniv Hydroelectric Power Plant
Location of Kaniv Hydroelectric Power Plant in Ukraine Cherkasy Oblast
|Opening date||November 4, 1972 (first turbine) – April 16, 1975 (completion)|
|Owner(s)||Energy Company of Ukraine|
|Dam and spillways|
|Type of dam||power plant|
|Height||39.5 m (130 ft)|
|Length||343 m (1,125 ft)|
|Spillway capacity||13,200 m3/s (466,154 cu ft/s)|
|Total capacity||2.6 km3 (1 cu mi)|
|Turbines||24 x 18.5 MW|
|Installed capacity||444 MW|
|Annual generation||972 GWh|
Kaniv Hydroelectric Power Plant is a hydroelectricity generating complex on the Dnieper River in Kaniv, Ukraine. It is operated by the Ukrhydroenego that is part of the state company Energy Company of Ukraine.
The power plant was projected by the Ukrainian department of project-research institute "UkrHydroProject" of S.Zhuk. The construction was conducted by several specialized in this field companies. During the construction also there was built a small settlement for the power plant's working personnel.
Turbines for the plant were produced by the Kharkiv Factory "Turboatom", generators - Kharkiv Factory "Elektrovazhmash".
In 1997 the power plant started to be renovated. The first stage lasted until June 2002, while the second one - 2017. The first stage was financed through the IBRD, while for the second World Bank invested $106 million with addition of the Ukrainian government budget.
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