Russia’s biggest and most powerful hydropower stations as they are.
Votkinskaya Hydropower Station is located at the river Kama in the Perm region and is one of the main systemic stations of power supply in Ural. Its construction lasted for 10 years and finished in 1965. The power of the station is about 1020 megawatt provided by 10 rotary-blade hydroelectric generators.
Pressure buildings form Votkinsky Reservoir the square of which is 1120 square kilometers and it’s 28 meters deep.
The decision to build Votkisnkaya Hydropower Station was made in the hardest times, just after the Second World War when the industry needed proper power supply.
The huge construction project resulted in development of the working village and in 1962 it became a town.