Uglich, Russia

18 percent more installed power after modernization

The Russian hydropower plant at Uglich on the Volga now operates once more with the latest technology. Voith supplied a new machine set for unit No. 2 consisting of vertical Kaplan turbine and generator, including the electrical and mechanical power station equipment together with the automation system. The turbine runner alone weighs 221 tons and has a diameter of nine meters. The max. output of the new turbine is 71,8 MW. The installed capacity of the hydroelectric power station was increased by 10 MW. The modernized unit No. 2 was commissioned in 2010.