Vaykhir hydro-power station named after Heydar Aliyev to be commissioned in 2006

Oil&Gas Materials 1 December 2005 15:02 (UTC +04:00)

Vaykhir Hydro-power station (HPS) named after Heydar Aliyev with the capacity of 4.5 MW will be pt in to exploitation in 2006, Azerenerji Joint Stock Company old Trend.

The HPS, which has been constructed since early 2005, is located on the source of Baykhir water reservoir. The water reservoir with the length of 550m and width of 75m, contains 100 million cu m of water.

According to Yasin Safarov, the chief of the Energy Department of Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic (NAR), the construction work with the estimated budget of $5.8m is expected to complete in 3-4 months. The project is implemented by Turkish companies Cengiz and Cennet, which have relevant agreements with the Cabinet of Ministers of the NAR.