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The Bukhtarma Hydroelectric Power Plant
(Бухтарминская ГЭС) is a hydroelectric power
Hydroelectricity is the term referring to electricity generated by hydropower; the production of electrical power through the use of the gravitational force of falling or flowing water. It is the most widely used form of renewable energy...
plant on the Irtysh River 5 km upstream of the town of Serebryansk, in East Kazakhstan Province
Kazakhstan , officially the Republic of Kazakhstan, is a transcontinental country in Central Asia and Eastern Europe. Ranked as the ninth largest country in the world, it is also the world's largest landlocked country; its territory of is greater than Western Europe...
. It has 9 individual turbine
A turbine is a rotary engine that extracts energy from a fluid flow and converts it into useful work.The simplest turbines have one moving part, a rotor assembly, which is a shaft or drum with blades attached. Moving fluid acts on the blades, or the blades react to the flow, so that they move and...
s with a total generating capacity of 750 megawatts and generates 2.6 billion kilowatt-hours of electricity per year. The plant is operated by Kazzinc under a long-term concession. It is integrated into Kazakhstan's national electricity system and is used as a peak producer to regulate supply.
- Ust-Kamenogorsk Hydro Power Plant
The Ust-Kamenogorsk Hydroelectric Power Plant is a hydroelectric power plant on the Irtysh River near Ust-Kamenogorsk in East Kazakhstan Province of Kazakhstan...
Buqtyrma - translated form qazaq language as "ambush, blocking".