Hydroelectric Plants in Uzbekistan
Akhangaran Reservoir
Location: Tashkent
Operator: Uzsuvenergo
Configuration: 2 X 10.5 MW
Operation: 2010
T/G supplier: CNEEC
EPC: CNEEC, AO Gidroproekt
Quick facts: This $52mn HPP was partially financed with a $15.9mn loan from the China Exim Bank. The equipment order was placed in Oct 2008 and the plant was commissioned in Aug 2010.

Photograph courtesy of AO Gidroproekt
Posted 6 Feb 2016

Andijan-2
Location: Andijan
Operator: Uzsuvenergo
Configuration: 2 X 25-MW Francis
Operation: 2010
T/G supplier: Lingling
EPC: CNEEC, AO Gidroproekt
Quick facts: Andijan Dam on the Kara Darya River is 115.5m tall and 1,020m long. There are two HPP associated with the dam, Andijan-1 being the larger at 140 MW. Work on the dam began in 1969 and the first HPP went online in 1979. After the Toktogul HPP was completed, the flow regime at Andijan was altered in such a way as to allow for a second power station. Construction on Andijan-2 started in 2002, but was soon suspended due to lack of funds. Work was restarted in 2006 with partial fiancing from the China Exim Bank and the plant commissioned on 8 Jan 2010.

Photograph courtesy of AO Gidroproekt
Posted 7 Feb 2016

Boszu
Location: Tashkent
Operator: Uzbekenergo
Configuration: 4 MW
Operation: 1926
T/G supplier: ??
Quick facts: This HPP is part of a four-plant system on the Bozsu Canal in Tashkent. It is the first HPP of its size in the country. Boszu wsa rebuilt in 1981. The site also hosts an energy museum. The canal originates from the Chirchik River.

Photograph courtesy of wikimapia.org
Posted 23 Jan 2016

Burdzhar
Location: Tashkent
Operator: Uzbekenergo
Configuration: 3 X 3.3-MW Francis
Operation: 1936
T/G supplier: LMZ, Electrosila
Quick facts: This HPP is on the Burdzhar branch of the Ankhor Canal system in Tashkent.

Photograph by Carpodacus (wikipedia)
Posted 25 Jan 2016

Charvakskaya
Location: Tashkent
Operator: Uzbekenergo
Configuration: 4 X 150 MW Francis
Operation: 1970-1972
T/G supplier: LMZ, Electrosila
EPC: HPI Central Aisa, Uzbekhydroenergostroy
Quick facts: This is the largest HPP in Uzbekistan. The dam is on the River Chirchik 70km from Tashkent. In Dec 2010, Turboatom was contracted to reconstruct parts of the plant. The 168m dam is rock and earthfill. Construction began in 1963. Charvakskaya has a 220kV switchyard.

Photograph courtesy of charvak.narod.ru
Posted 4 Dec 2010

Farkhad
Location: Syrdarya
Operator: Uzbekenergo
Configuration: 4 X 30 MW
Operation: 1948-1949
T/G supplier: LMZ, UETM
EPC: OAO Gidroproekt, Farhadstroy
Quick facts: This multipurpose HPP is on the Syr Darya River at the Tajik border. The area was the subject of several land swaps in the Soviet era and the HPP territory's ownership remains in flux. The prject designer was the well known architect Joseph Yulievich Karakis from Ukraine. The penstocks are 6.5m in diameter. The work was undertaken with complements of Japanaese and German POWs.

Photograph by Oleg Dubolozov (wikipedia)
Posted 6 Feb 2016

Gissarak
Location: Kashkadaria
Operator: Uzsuvenergo
Configuration: 2 X 22.5 MW Francis
Operation: 20111
T/G supplier: Kharkov, Elsib
EPC: AO Gidroproekt
Quick facts: This HPP was added to a 140m tll, 528m long rockfill irrigation dam completed in 1988. The plant connects to the 110kV grid.

Photograph courtesy of AO Gidroproekt
Posted 7 Feb 2016

Kadyrinskaya
Location: Tashkent
Operator: Uzbekenergo
Configuration: 13.2 MW
Operation: 1930
T/G supplier: ??
Quick facts: This HPP is part of a four-plant system on the Bozsu Canal in Tashkent. The canal originates from the Chirchik River.

Photograph by Carpodacus (wikipedia)
Posted 23 Jan 2016

Tyuyamuyunskaya
Location: Karakalpakstan
Operator: Uzsuvenergo
Configuration: 6 X 26-MW Kaplan
Operation: 1984
T/G supplier: LMZ, UETM
EPC: Spetsgidroenergomontazh, AO Gidroproekt
Quick facts: This HPP is on the Amur Darya River. The first unit went online in Mar 1983.

Photograph courtesy of AO Gidroproekt
Posted 7 Feb 2016

Abbreviations

Data: industcards, Platts UDI World Electric Power Plants Data Base

Updated 07-Feb-2016

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