4 Hydro Plant With Some Imperfections

Hydro Plant With Some Imperfections

Posted on July 13, 2012 by team

Cheboksarskaya hydro station works at the level of 63 meters instead of standard 68 m. It results in the higher wear of the equipment at lower output, decreased water reserve, absence of through marine navigation between the south and the north…

Power line

Tail bay and power transmission poles



Cranes move under the poles

Way to the station

Control room with weirdly looking objects

There are 18 hydro aggregates at the station.

Site for dismantling


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4 Responses to “Hydro Plant With Some Imperfections”

  1. Mercal says:

    Russia is smart in creating new power sources and updating power sources.

  2. Liptonius says:

    Just a few “whys”.

    Why is 68m “standard”

    Why can’t the water level be increased? It’s a dam. Reduce the flow and raise the level?

    Why does running at a lower level increase wear?

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