Dniester PSPP

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January 2015 - December 2016

General construction of the first stage of the Hydroelectric Pumped Storage Power Plant comprising three hydroelectric units. Improvement of the reliability and safety of hydraulic structures, basic water-power and hydro equipment.

March 2013 - December 2014

Design, manufacture, supply, installation (hydraulic units №2 and №3), commissioning and staff training at the Construction Department of the Dniester PSPP,  Ukrgidroenergo OJSC.

January 2011 - December 2013

General contract for completion of hydraulic units №2 and №3. Preparation of the construction site.

Major construction facilities:

PSPP building, upper reservoir, water intake, tunnel drainage systems, transformer site, water outlets, lower hydraulic power system, high-voltage connections HEP-SWYD, service facilities, energy supply, transport and communications facilities, external networks, water and sanitation facilities, landscaping and planting, a residential building.

November 2009 – December 2010

Work package on reconstruction of air circuit breakers SWYD 330 kV, V-30, V-32, I-62, installation and commissioning of gas insulated switches SWYD -330 kV V-30, V-32, V-62.

November 2008 - December 2010

Supply of the control and protection system for PSPP along with a set of spare parts and execution of design documentation, adjustment works, engineering supervision, and staff training at the Dniester PSPP.

October 2008 - September 2010

Preparation of facilities to installation of equipment. Selection of equipment parameters and supplies, design and research work, installation work, test run of the hydraulic unit’s prototype and all starting equipment of the Dniester PSPP.

INFORMATION

Construction of the Dniester PSPP is the largest project of the Ukrgidroenergobud R&D Consortium, which started work at the facility in 2008.

The first stage of the Dniester HSPP comprises three hydraulic units having the total capacity of 972 MW in the generating mode and 1263 MW in the pumping mode.

The design capacity of 7 hydropower units of Dniester PSPP is 2,268 MW in the generating mode and 2947 MW in the pumping mode. Upon reaching the full capacity, the Dniester PSPP will become the largest pumped-storage plant in Europe and the sixth hydropower project in the world.