Nizhnekamsk Hydroelectric Station
The hydroelectric power plant
Location of Nizhnekamsk Dam in Russia
|Official name||Nizhnekamsk Hydroelectric Plant|
|Location||Naberezhnye Chelny, Tatarstan|
|Dam and spillways|
|Height||30 m (98 ft)|
|Length||3,900 m (12,795 ft)|
|Total capacity||2,800,000,000 m3 (2,269,997 acre·ft)|
|Surface area||1,084 km2 (419 sq mi)|
|Hydraulic head||12.4 m (41 ft)|
|Turbines||16 x 78 MW Kaplan turbines|
|Installed capacity||1,248 MW|
|Annual generation||2.54 billion kWh|
The Nizhnekamsk Hydroelectric Station (Russian: Нижнекамская ГЭС), also known as Lower Kama, is a dam and hydroelectric power station on the lower Kama River near Naberezhnye Chelny in Tatarstan, Russia. The purpose of the dam is power production, navigation and water supply. It powers a 1,248 MW station with 16 x 78 MW Kaplan turbine-generators. Work on this dam began in 1963 and was not completed until 1990. work on the reservoir is still done to help maintain it.
- "Construction of the Lower Kama hydroelectric station". Power Technology and Engineering (formerly Hydrotechnical Construction). December 1978. pp. 8–12. Retrieved 14 January 2011.
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- "Nizhnekamsk hydroelectric power station". www.gen4trip.com. Retrieved 2017-03-22.