Sayano-Shushenskaya HPP: the first among equals

The Sayano-Shushenskaya hydroelectric power plant is the largest power plant in Russia by installed capacity, 9 is among the existing hydroelectric power plants in the world. Located on the Yenisei River, on the border between the Krasnoyarsk Territory and Khakassia, near the village of Cheryomushki, near Sayanogorsk. It is the upper stage of the Yenisei HPP cascade. The unique arch-gravity dam of the station with a height of 242 m is the highest dam in Russia and one of the highest dams in the world. Electrical power 6400 MW.