4 Hydropower Plant In Ust-Ilimsk

Hydropower Plant In Ust-Ilimsk

Posted on October 31, 2011 by

Ust-Ilimsk Hydropower Plant is one of the largest hydropower plants in Russia and the 14th most powerful hydropower plant of the world. This plant symbolizes the courage and hard work of the Soviet people.

The highest tempo of construction fell on a period lasted since 1963 till 1980.

The first thing that was built, was a builders’ tent.

These are some photos taken in the local history museum.

In the picture: ‘If you are a Komsomol member, prove it with your deeds!’

‘Registration in the Book of Honor’ certificate.

Komsomol Certificate.

Poster calling for a speeded-up tempo of work.

Let’s go back to the hydropower plant. Its average annual power production is 21 billion kw/h.


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4 Responses to “Hydropower Plant In Ust-Ilimsk”

  1. geoff says:

    Not much of the hydro plant shown in the pics

  2. Unknown says:


  3. Ivan says:

    What hapens in russia is that the big cities are developing and the litle towns are stagnating

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