Kürpsay Dam

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Kürpsay Dam
Kurpsai dam July 2012.jpg
Kürpsay dam July 2012
Kürpsay Dam is located in Kyrgyzstan
Kürpsay Dam
Location of Kürpsay Dam in Kyrgyzstan
Official nameКурпсайская ГЭС
CountryKyrgyzstan
Coordinates41°29′56″N 72°21′51″E / 41.49889°N 72.36417°E / 41.49889; 72.36417Coordinates: 41°29′56″N 72°21′51″E / 41.49889°N 72.36417°E / 41.49889; 72.36417
StatusOperational
Dam and spillways
Type of damGravity
ImpoundsNaryn
Height113 m (371 ft)
Reservoir
Total capacity370,000,000 m3 (299,964 acre⋅ft)
Active capacity35,000,000 m3 (28,375 acre⋅ft)
Power Station
Commission date1976
Turbines4
Installed capacity800 MW
Annual generation2.63 billion kWh

The Kürpsay Dam (Kyrgyz: Күрпсай плотинасы) is a gravity dam on the river Naryn in Jalal-Abad Region, Kyrgyzstan, downstream from the Toktogul Dam. It is 113 m (371 ft) tall and it creates a 370,000,000 m3 (299,964 acre⋅ft) reservoir of which 27,000,000 m3 (21,889 acre⋅ft) is active (or useful) for power generation.[1] The installed capacity of the power station is 800 MW.[2] Construction was started in 1976, and the first electricity was supplied in 1981.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Toktogul cascade of HPP" (in Russian). Energo-ES. Retrieved 14 January 2022.
  2. ^ "List of major hydroelectric facilities Kyrgyzskoy Republic" (PDF) (in Russian). CA Water. Retrieved 24 February 2012.