Hydroelectric power stations built in the Soviet Union

2017-07-30T01:53:19+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Zeya Dam, Nurek Dam, Kislaya Guba Tidal Power Station, Pavlovka Hydroelectric Station, Sayano–Shushenskaya Dam, Zagorsk Pumped Storage Station, Bukhtarma Hydroelectric Power Plant, Kapshagay Hydroelectric Power Plant, Sarsang Hydro Power Plant, Sevan–Hrazdan Cascade, Tash-Kumyr Hydroelectric Power Station, Uch-Kurgansk Hydroelectric Power Station, Dniester Hydroelectric Station, Riga Hydroelectric Power Plant, Enguri Dam, Volga Hydroelectric Station, Kurpsai Dam, Ķegums Hydroelectric Power Station, Ust-Ilimsk Hydroelectric Power Station, Toktogul Dam, Zhinvali Dam, Chardara Dam, Chirkey Dam, Votkinsk Hydroelectric Station, Narva Hydroelectric Station, Bratsk Hydroelectric Power Station, Irkutsk Hydroelectric Power Station, Zhiguli Hydroelectric Station, Dubăsari Dam, Vilyuy Dam, Lower Svir Hydroelectric Station, Nizhnekamsk Hydroelectric Station, Saratov Hydroelectric Station, Kruonis Pumped Storage Plant, Kaniv Hydroelectric Power Plant, Volkhov Hydroelectric Station, Cheboksary Dam, Farkhad Dam, Andijan Dam, Upper Svir Hydroelectric Station, Pļaviņas Hydroelectric Power Station, Baksan Hydroelectric Power Station, Kremenchuk Hydroelectric Power Plant, Dniprodzerzhynsk Hydroelectric Power Plant, Kakhovka Hydroelectric Power Plant, Aras Dam, Ust-Kamenogorsk Hydroelectric Power Plant, Kiev Hydroelectric Power Plant, Kiev Pumped Storage Power Plant, Dnieper Hydroelectric Station, Vorotan Cascade, Shamkir Hydroelectric Power Station, Golovnaya Dam, Tuyamuyun Hydro Complex, Stânca-Costești Dam, Baipaza Dam, Kayrakkum Dam flashcards Hydroelectric power stations built in the Soviet Union
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  • Zeya Dam
    The Zeya Dam is a concrete gravity dam on the Zeya River, located by the town of Zeya, Amur Oblast, Russia, north of the Chinese border.
  • Nurek Dam
    The Nurek Dam (Tajik: Нерӯгоҳи обии Норак, Nerūgohi obii Norak, Tajiki for Nurek Hydro-electric Station) is an earth-fill embankment dam on the Vakhsh River in Tajikistan.
  • Kislaya Guba Tidal Power Station
    The Kislaya Guba Tidal Power Station is an experimental project in Kislaya Guba, Russia.
  • Pavlovka Hydroelectric Station
    Pavlovka hydroelectric station (Russian: Павловская гидроэлектростанция) is a power station located near the village Pavlovka on the Ufa River in Bashkortostan.
  • Sayano–Shushenskaya Dam
    The Sayano–Shushenskaya Dam (Russian: Сая́но-Шу́шенская гидроэлектроста́нция, Sayano-Shushenskaya Gidroelektrostantsiya) is located on the Yenisei River, near Sayanogorsk in Khakassia, Russia.
  • Zagorsk Pumped Storage Station
    Zagorsk Pumped Storage Station (Russian: Заго́рская гидроаккумули́рующая электроста́нция) is a pumped-storage hydroelectric power station near Sergiev Posad, Russia.
  • Bukhtarma Hydroelectric Power Plant
    The Bukhtarma Hydroelectric Power Plant (Kazakh: Бұқтырма Су Электр Стансасы, Buqtırma Su Élektr Stansası; Russian: Бухтарминская ГЭС, Buchtarminskaja GES) is a hydroelectric power plant on the Irtysh River 5 kilometres (3 mi) upstream of the town of Serebryansk, in East Kazakhstan Province of Kazakhstan.
  • Kapshagay Hydroelectric Power Plant
    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.
  • Sarsang Hydro Power Plant
    The Sarsang Hydro Power Plant is a hydro power plant in Tartar Rayon of Azerbaijan Republic, having an installed electric capacity of 50 megawatts (67,000 hp) on Sarsang reservoir.
  • Sevan–Hrazdan Cascade
    Sevan–Hrazdan Cascade (Armenian: Սևան-Հրազդան Կասկադ) is a complex of hydroelectric power plants on the Hrazdan River and its tributaries between the Lake Sevan and Yerevan in Armenia.
  • Tash-Kumyr Hydroelectric Power Station
    The Tash-Kumyr Hydro Power Plant is a hydroelectric power plant on the Naryn River in Tash-Kumyr, Kyrgyzstan.
  • Uch-Kurgansk Hydroelectric Power Station
    The Uch-Kurgansk Hydro Power Plant is an active hydro power project on the Naryn River in Uch-Kurgansk, Kyrgyzstan.
  • Dniester Hydroelectric Station
    Dniester HES-1 is a 702 MW (6х117 MW) hydroelectric power station at the Dniester near Novodnistrovsk, Ukraine.
  • Riga Hydroelectric Power Plant
    Riga's Hydroelectric Power Plant (Latvian: 'Rīgas hidroelektrostacija', shortened Rīgas HES) is located just beyond Riga's southern border.
  • Enguri Dam
    The Enguri Dam is a hydroelectric dam on the Enguri River in Georgia.
  • Volga Hydroelectric Station
    The Volga Hydroelectric Station or Volga GES (Russian: Волжская ГЭС) also known as the 22nd Congress of the CPSU Stalingrad/Volgograd Hydroelectric Power Station (Russian: Сталинградская/Волгоградская ГЭС имени XXII съезда КПСС), is the largest hydroelectric station in Europe and is the last of the Volga-Kama Cascade of dams, before the Volga River flows into the Caspian Sea.
  • Kurpsai Dam
    The Kurpsai Dam is a gravity dam on the Naryn River in Kyrgyzstan.
  • Ķegums Hydroelectric Power Station
    The Ķegums Hydro Power Plant is the oldest hydropower plant on the river Daugava and the third largest in Latvia located in Ķegums.
  • Ust-Ilimsk Hydroelectric Power Station
    The Ust-Ilimsk Hydroelectric Power Station (Ust-Ilimsk HPS) is a concrete gravity dam on the Angara River and adjacent hydroelectric power station.
  • Toktogul Dam
    Toktogul Dam is a hydroelectric and irrigation dam on the Naryn River in the Jalal-Abad Province of Kyrgyzstan.
  • Zhinvali Dam
    The Zhinvali Dam is a hydroelectric dam on the Aragvi River in the Caucasus Mountains in Zhinvali, Georgia.
  • Chardara Dam
    The Chardara Dam, also known as Chardarin Dam, is an earth-fill embankment dam on the Syr Darya River in Shardara District, Kazakhstan.
  • Chirkey Dam
    The Chirkey Dam (Chirkeisk GES) is an arch dam on the Sulak River in Dagestan, Russia.
  • Votkinsk Hydroelectric Station
    The Votkinsk Hydroelectric Station (Russian: Воткинская ГЭС) is a dam and hydroelectric power station on the Kama River along the border of Perm Krai and Udmurtia, Russia.
  • Narva Hydroelectric Station
    The Narva Hydroelectric Station (Russian: Нарвская гидроэлектростанция, Estonian: Narva hüdroelektrijaam) is a hydroelectric power station in Ivangorod, Russia.
  • Bratsk Hydroelectric Power Station
    The Bratsk Hydroelectric Power Station (also referred to as 50 years of Great October) is a concrete gravity dam on the Angara River and adjacent hydroelectric power station.
  • Irkutsk Hydroelectric Power Station
    The Irkutsk Hydroelectric Power Station (Irkutsk HPS) is a rock-fill dam on the Angara River with an adjacent hydroelectric power station.
  • Zhiguli Hydroelectric Station
    The Zhiguli Hydroelectric Station or Zhigulyovskaya Hydroelectric Station (Russian: Жигулёвская ГЭС, Zhigulyovskaya GES), formerly known as Kuybyshev Hydroelectric Station (Kuybyshev GES) is a large dam and hydroelectric station on the Volga River, located near Zhigulyovsk and Tolyatti in Samara Oblast of Russia.
  • Dubăsari Dam
    The Dubăsari Dam (also HPP Dubasari, Romanian: Hidroelectrocentrala de la Dubăsari) is a hydroelectric dam at the Dniester river near Dubăsari in Transnistria, Moldova.
  • Vilyuy Dam
    The Vilyuy Dam (Russian: Вилюйская ГЭС) is a large dam and hydroelectric power station on the Vilyuy River in Chernyshevsky, Sakha Republic, Russia.
  • Lower Svir Hydroelectric Station
    Lower Svir Hydroelectric Station (Russian: Нижнесвирская ГЭС) is a hydroelectric station on the Svir River located in the urban-type settlement of Svirstroy, Leningrad Oblast, in northwestern Russia.
  • Nizhnekamsk Hydroelectric Station
    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.
  • Saratov Hydroelectric Station
    The Saratov Hydroelectric Station or the Saratov GES (Russian: Саратовская ГЭС) also known as the Lenin Komsomol Saratov Hydroelectric Power Station (Russian: Саратовская ГЭС имени Ленинского Комсомола) is a hydroelectric power plant on the River Volga that is located in Balakovo, Saratov Oblast, 130 km northeast from the city of Saratov, Russia.
  • Kruonis Pumped Storage Plant
    Kruonis Pumped Storage Plant (the KPSP) is located near Kruonis, Lithuania, 34 km (21 mi) east of Kaunas.
  • Kaniv Hydroelectric Power Plant
    Kaniv Hydroelectric Power Plant is a hydroelectricity generating complex on the Dnieper River in Kaniv, Ukraine.
  • Volkhov Hydroelectric Station
    Volkhov hydroelectric plant (Russian: Волховская ГЭС), named after V.
  • Cheboksary Dam
    The Cheboksary Dam (Russian: Чебокса́рская ГЭС, Cheboksary GES) is a hydroelectric dam on the Volga river, the latest of the Volga-Kama Cascade of dams.
  • Farkhad Dam
    The Farkhad Dam (also known as Dam-16) is a hydroelectric and irrigation dam on the Syr Darya River, near Shirin in Sirdaryo Province, Uzbekistan, and Khujand in Sughd Province, Tajikistan.
  • Andijan Dam
    The Andijan Dam is a buttress dam on the Kara Darya River near Andijan in Andijan Region, Uzbekistan.
  • Upper Svir Hydroelectric Station
    Upper Svir Hydroelectric Station (Russian: Верхнесвирская ГЭС) is a hydroelectric station on the Svir River located in the town of Podporozhye, Leningrad Oblast, in northwestern Russia.
  • Pļaviņas Hydroelectric Power Station
    The Pļaviņas Hydro Power Plant is the biggest power plant in Latvia and one of the biggest hydroelectric power plants in the European Union.
  • Baksan Hydroelectric Power Station
    The Baksan Hydroelectric Power Station is a small hydroelectric power station on the Baksan River in Atazhukino, Baksansky District, Kabardino-Balkaria, Russia.
  • Kremenchuk Hydroelectric Power Plant
    The Kremenchuk Hydroelectric Power Plant is a run-of-river power plant on the Dnieper River just upstream of Kremenchuk in Ukraine.
  • Dniprodzerzhynsk Hydroelectric Power Plant
    The Dniprodzerzhynsk Hydroelectric Station is a run-of-river power plant on the Dnieper River in Kamianske, Ukraine.
  • Kakhovka Hydroelectric Power Plant
    The Kakhovka Hydroelectric Station is a run-of-river power plant on the Dnieper River in Kakhovka, Ukraine.
  • Aras Dam
    The Aras Dam (Azerbaijani: Araz su anbarı) (Persian: سَدِّ اَرَس‎‎) is an embankment dam on the Aras River along the border of Iran and Azerbaijan.
  • Ust-Kamenogorsk Hydroelectric Power Plant
    The Ust-Kamenogorsk Hydroelectric Power Plant (also known as Oskemen Hydroelectric Power Plant; Kazakh: Өскемен ГЭС; Russian: Усть-Каменогорская ГЭС) is a hydroelectric power plant on the Irtysh River near Ust-Kamenogorsk in East Kazakhstan Province of Kazakhstan.
  • Kiev Hydroelectric Power Plant
    Kiev Hydroelectric Station is a run-of-river power plant on the Dnieper River in Vyshhorod, Ukraine.
  • Kiev Pumped Storage Power Plant
    The Kiev Pumped-Storage Power Plant is a pumped-storage power station on the west bank of the Kiev Reservoir in Vyshhorod, Ukraine.
  • Dnieper Hydroelectric Station
    The Dnieper Hydroelectric Station (Ukrainian: ДніпроГЕС - DniproHES, Russian: ДнепроГЭС - DneproGES, also known as Dneprostroi Dam) is the largest hydroelectric power station on the Dnieper River, placed in Zaporizhia, Ukraine.
  • Vorotan Cascade
    The Vorotan Cascade is a cascade on the Vorotan River in Syunik Province, Armenia.
  • Shamkir Hydroelectric Power Station
    The Shamkir Hydro Power Plant is one of Azerbaijan's largest hydro power plants having an installed electric capacity of 380 megawatts (510,000 hp).
  • Golovnaya Dam
    The Golovnaya Dam is an earth-fill embankment dam on the Vakhsh River just east of Sarband in Khatlon Province, Tajikistan.
  • Tuyamuyun Hydro Complex
    The Tuyamuyun Hydro Complex (THC) is a system of four interconnected reservoirs and a series of canals on the lower Amu Darya River, bordering Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan.
  • Stânca-Costești Dam
    The Stânca-Costeşti Dam (Romanian: Barajul Stânca-Costeşti) is a dam on the Prut and a checkpoint between Moldova and Romania.
  • Baipaza Dam
    The Baipaza Dam is a concrete face rock-fill dam on the Vakhsh River about 9 km (5.6 mi) southeast of Yovon in Khatlon Province, Tajikistan.
  • Kayrakkum Dam
    The Kayrakkum Dam, also spelt variously as Kayrakum, Kairakum, Qayraqqum or Qayroqqum, is an embankment dam on the Syr Darya River near the town of Kayrakkum in Sughd Province, Tajikistan.