overhaul of the first hydroelectric unit of the Kuma hydroelectric power
station began in the Republic of Karelia.
construction of the hydroelectric power station began in 1961 and ended in
1963. The Kuma HPP was built simultaneously with the Iovskaya HPP. The first
hydroelectric unit was commissioned on December 30, 1962, and at the end of
1963 the Kuma hydroelectric station was put into commercial operation.
capacity of the HPP is 80 MW, the average annual output is 346 million kWh. In
the building of the hydroelectric power station there are 2 rotary-vane
hydroelectric units with a capacity of 40 MW.
of Closed Joint-stock Company Nordenergomontage will carry out a complex of
repair works to restore the standard operating characteristics of hydroelectric
unit No. 1 with the use of modern materials and technical solutions to ensure
that they are carrying a nominal load for seven months. The hydraulic unit will
be completely dismantled and checked. Exhausted parts will be replaced with new
ones or subjected to repair repair, including the replacement of the stainless
lining of the turbine shaft in the factory.
completion of the repair is scheduled for February 27, 2018.