Poduzhemslaya HPP (TGC-1): Overhaul Completed


24 MW hydroelectric unit #2 at Poduzhemskaya HPP has been completely overhauled by TGC-1 power engineers.

Wicket gates, oil header, center plate, and turbine shaft near the turbine bearing have been repaired. Besides, the works included replacement of the cooling system pipelines and valves, oil and air coolers, as well as further NDT of the wheel.

“This set of maintenance and additional works ensures the high reliability and safety of the turbine, hydroelectric generator and auxiliary equipment operation,” said Vladislav Pankratov, Chief Engineer, the Kem HPPs Cascade (TGC-1).


Poduzhemskaya HPP, Yushkozerskaya HPP, Putkinskaya HPP and Krivoporozhskaya HPP make part of the Kem HPPs Cascade. Poduzhemskaya HPP’s installed capacity is 48 MW.

TGC-1 (part of Gazprom Energoholding Group) is the leading producer and supplier of electric and heat energy in the Northwest of Russia. TGC-1 comprises 53 power plants in four constituent entities of the Russian Federation: Saint Petersburg, the Republic of Karelia, and Leningrad and Murmansk Oblasts.