Krasnoyarsk HPP — hydroelectric power station on the Yenisei in 27 km south of the Krasnoyarsk, near the city of Divnogorsk. Dam forms a major Krasnoyarsk reservoir. The area of the reservoir about 2,000 km & sup2 ;, complete and and the useful volume of 73.3 30,4 km & sup3; respectively. The reservoir was flooded 120 thousand. n of agricultural land in the during the construction was postponed 13750 structures.
The construction of hydroelectric power station started in 1956 continued 16 years. The first unit was launched 3 November 1967 years. The is now the 9th of the power among the existing hydro power plants in the the world, and second power (after the Sayano-Shushenskaya) among current Russian hydroelectric power plants. Included in the Yenisei HPP cascade.
From the interesting facts may be noted that the image of the Krasnoyarsk hydroelectric power station located on the the reverse side of banknotes of denomination of 10 rubles of 1997 years. 85 % of electricity consumption Krasnoyarsk HPP Krasnoyarsk Aluminum Plant (RUSAL). The remainder of the electricity supplied to the the power system of Siberia.
If you have never observed water discharge from the hydroelectric power, the You must visit Krasnoyarsk HPP and to admire this spectacular sight!