unit No. 3 at the hydroelectric power station Niva GES-3 PJSC "TGC-1"
was put into major repair.
the late 1930's., work was begun on the construction of the first underground
station in the Soviet Union. For the time of The Second World War the construction was frozen.
The first stage of the Niva HPP-3 was commissioned in 1949. This station is
unique: its engine room is located in the depths of the rock, at a depth of 76
meters from the surface.
HPP-3 is the lower stage of the Nivsky hydroelectric power station cascade,
located 5 km from the Kandalaksha Bay of the White Sea.
installed capacity of the Niva HPP-3 is 155.5 MW. The average annual generation
of electricity is 877.02 million kWh.
four months, specialists of Closed Joint-Stock Company Nordenergomontage will
carry out major repairs of hydroelectric unit No.3. During the repair, the main
components of the radial-axial hydroturbine will be restored, as well as the
rotor and stator of the generator.
deadline for completion of work is July 7, 2017.