For Zhigulevskaya power plant near Samara is a long-awaited upgrade. Investment in modernization amounted to 4 billion rubles.
Hydroelectric power, which is more similar to the plant. The engine room of Zhigulevskaya hydroelectric power station is undergoing major reconstruction: workers replace spent their half-century of the turbine. At the plant they showed the last unit of the old model, working on the hydro turbine was manufactured in 1956. But soon it will be history. Replacement of new units will occur next year. The modernization of this station for 20 years. How to explain energy, the replacement of main and auxiliary equipment will reduce operating costs by 20-30%.
This year alone in replacement Zhigulevskaya HPP will be invested 4 billion rubles. As emphasized energy, modernization of the station and benefit consumers. Zhigulevskaya hydropower plant supplies electricity to consumers during peak loads. The second power in the Volga-Kama cascade, it energizes many large factories and cities of the Volga region for 60 years. After upgrading to this term will increase for another 40 years.
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