5 Production of Solar Panels For Space

Production of Solar Panels For Space

These are photoelectric converters - solid-state devices converting solar energy into the flow of direct current. Simply stated, these are solar
batteries. Artificial Earth satellites work at space orbits with help of such panels. They are produced in Krasnodar - at the "Saturn" factory.
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4 Tour to Heat Station-26

Tour to Heat Station-26

Heat Station - 26 is one of the largest in Moscow, it's located in the south administrative district. The station was put into service on 30th of May, 1979 to provide power
and heat supply of industrial enterprises, public and residential houses of southern Moscow and the Moscow Region with population about 1,5 million people.
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5 Samara Distribution Internetwork

Samara Distribution Internetwork

We all use electric energy but not all of us try to understand how it appears in our houses. Let's visit the main
distribution complex of the Samara region (the International Distribution Internetwork of the Volga) to check it out.
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0 Two Hydroelectric Pumped Storage Power Stations In Zagorsk

Two Hydroelectric Pumped Storage Power Stations In Zagorsk

The hydroelectric pumped storage power station in Zagorsk, Moscow region, is
the only acting hydroelectric pumped storage power station in Russia.
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12 Excursion to the Rostov Nuclear Power Plant

Excursion to the Rostov Nuclear Power Plant

Rostov Nuclear Power Plant is located near Volgodonsk, the Rostov Region. As a rule, they prohibit
visitors from photographing so we are pretty lucky to have these photos of the power plant.
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10 The Zhigulevskaya HPP. Part 2

The Zhigulevskaya HPP. Part 2

Let's continue our excursion
around the Zhigulevskaya HPP.
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5 The Zhigulevskaya HPP Following the Highest Standards

The Zhigulevskaya HPP Following the Highest Standards

The Zhigulevskaya Hydroelectric Power Plant (also known as the Volga HPP) located on the Volga river is the second most
powerful HPP of the Volga-Kama Cascade. Let's see ourselves if it's really that good as it's usually described.
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16 100 Year Old Hydro Power Plant

100 Year Old Hydro Power Plant

Year 1908... There isn't yet a hint of the First World War and the followed it revolution. The economy of the Russian Empire is rising. The metallurgical plant in neighboring Satka city has already been working for 150 years and the Uralian part
of the Trans-Siberian Railway has already been finished. In such favorable conditions, the aristocratic family of Mordvinovs decides to build a unique for those times enterprise - a power station and a plant in one bunch.
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26 Abandoned Crimean NPP

Abandoned Crimean NPP

The construction of the Crimean Nuclear Power Plant was started many years ago, in far 1975. Then, the state spent millions of Soviet rubles on it (according to some sources, even billions). But when the plant was almost finished in 1989, it was decided to stop its construction. Why? Because the memories of the recent disaster at Chernobyl were still very fresh. Besides, a new political situation, the
views of environmentalists and many other factors played their role as well. Now this abandoned facility is included in the Guinness Book of Records as the world's most expensive nuclear reactor which remained unfinished. Imagine the scale - it had to provide the entire Crimea with electricity. Let's have a walk around its ruins and look at the process of its dismantling.
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6 Excursion to the Novosibirsk HPP

Excursion to the Novosibirsk HPP

Let's make an excursion to the Novosibirsk HPP. This time we won't use any technical
terms and will try to explain the principle of its work as accessibly as possible.
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