Russia’s Longest Hydroelectric Construction Project Completed – 22 December 2014

RT logoAfter forty years the ninth and last generator at the Boguchany hydroelectric plant is up and running. Construction of the fifth largest hydroelectric facility in Russia began in the Soviet era.

The Boguchany hydropower plant (HPP) will now be able to deliver 3,000 megawatts of cheap ‘green’ and reliable electricity to residential areas and industrial enterprises in the Irkutsk and Krasnoyarsk regions.

Construction started in 1974, and the job is being finished by the children of those who started it.

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