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Skhodnenskaya Hydro Plant

Technology Type Open-loop Pumped Hydro Storage
Rated Power 30000 kW
Duration at Rated Power (HH:MM) 0:15.00 / 0.00
URL More about Skhodnenskaya Hydro Plant

Skhodnenskaya SHPP is a hydropower plant that is a part of the Moscow canal in the north-west of Moscow, one of the electric power plants on the canal. The power plant was built in 1939 according to the diversion scheme, using the elevation difference between the Khimki Reservoir and the Shodnya River. Pressure structures of the hydropower plant form the Khimki Reservoir with the area of 4 sq.km. 

The main source of water for the pressure reservoir are five pump stations of the canal with the aggregate capacity of 101 MW and the consumption of 350 mln kW▪h of electric power per year with the average daily consumption of about 72 sq. m./s. The power plant along with the pump stations is actually a pump storage complex — the emergency and peak backup power in the Moscow electric power system.

This data has been validated by project staff through a review of publicly available information about the project, and verified by the project owner. Information is accurate as of 2016-04-29.
Project Status
Status Operational
Commissioning On DD.01.YYYY
Project Includes Multiple Systems No
Siting
Location

Skhodnenskaya, Moscow
Russia

ISO/RTO N/A
Utility Type Investor Owned
Paired Grid Resource Transmission
Project Includes Multiple Systems No
Ownership & Value Chain Partners
Ownership Model Utility-Owned
Equity Owner 1 Unknown
Cost & Performance
Performance Performance metrics not available
Benefits
Service Use Case Electric Energy Time Shift
Electric Supply Capacity
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