The other day, we told you about the history of Chiryurtskaya HPP located on the Sulak River, Dagestan, and now it’s time to see what it is like today.
This is a plan of Chiryurtskaya HPP. Apparently, a lot has changed there by now.
Let’s start with this operating division where all visitors of the HPP have to undergo safety instructions.
This man comes from a family of crane operators and has been working here since 1995.
Two 36-megawatt rotary-blade hydraulic units.
They plan to modernize the hydropower plant soon.
An overhead crane.
Some very old and charming equipment.
Introduction of this hydropower plant played a great role in development of Dagestan economy.
Let’s go downstairs.
This shaft connects the rotor wheel and the generator. It is 3.6 m long and has a diameter of 0.6 m. Rotary speed: 187 revolutions per minute.
In these pipes there is turbine oil.