Kapshagay Hydroelectric Power Plant

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Kapshagay Hydroelectric Power Plant
Kapshagay Hydroelectric Power Plant is located in Kazakhstan
Kapshagay Hydroelectric Power Plant
Location of Kapshagay Hydroelectric Power Plant
Country Kazakhstan
Location Kapshagay
Status Active
Thermal power station
Primary fuel Hydropower
Power generation
Units operational 4
Nameplate capacity 364 MW

The Kapshagay Hydroelectric Power Plant (Russian: Капшагайская ГЭС, earlier Капчагайская ГЭС) is a hydroelectricity power plant on the Ili River in Almaty Province of Kazakhstan. Constructed between 1965 and 1970, it has four individual turbines[1] with a nominal output of around 91 MW which will deliver up to 364 MW of power and generates 972 million kilowatt-hours of electricity per year.

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Coordinates: 43°55′22″N 77°05′53″E / 43.92278°N 77.09806°E / 43.92278; 77.09806