7 The Unique Hydroelectric Project In The Moscow Region

The Unique Hydroelectric Project In The Moscow Region

Posted on May 4, 2011 by team


The biggest Russian storage hydroelectric power station (GAES-1) is located in the Moscow region and is called Zagorskaya. Its power is 1200-1320 MW ( in the turbining and in the pump operation). Nowadays the GAES-2 is being constructed.


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The GAES-1 is a unique hydroelectric project that reserves electricity returning it in the power system as the need arises.
A view from a crane that opens and closes gates of the upper pool.

This pool is artificial and made by the help of a dam.

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7 Responses to “The Unique Hydroelectric Project In The Moscow Region”

  1. testicules says:

    To hell with generating power. This would make a better skate park or BMX course. Imagine going down those pipes on a bike.

  2. Musa says:

    I bet it’s the most expensive in Russian History, it’s a new age and things cost more than they use too, including labor.

  3. marxistworker says:

    Nice dial indicator. Mine’s all gummy with coolant and grinding dust.

  4. Cro says:

    Nice Chemtrails on panaorama pictures…

  5. ok russia, try not to blow this one up this time!!!

    LOLL to you guys

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