Project title

  • Construction of  300 MW Moynak HPP on Charyn river

Purpose

  • Commissioning of maneuverable source of electricity to cover the electricity demand of Kazakhstan’s southern zone.

Implementation period

  • 2006 – 2012

Project cost

  • 54 128,7  mln.KZT

Performance characteristics

  • Rated capacity - 300 MW
  • Maximum water discharge – 74,0 m3/sec
  • ICUF – 39,1%
  • Parameters of Bestubinsk water reservoir
  • FSL – 1770 m
  • DSL– 1736 m
  • Reservoir capacity:
  • Total – 238 mln. m3
  • Useful – 198 mln. m3
  • Downstream elevation – 1242,5m

Effect

  • Electricity production of 1,027 bln. kWh annually

Number of jobs

  • During construction – 645 persons
  • During operation – 127 persons

Current status

  • The power plant was put into operation in 2012