Ali-Bairamly State Regional Electric Power Plant

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Ali-Bairamly State Regional Electric Power Plant

 

(Ali-Bairamly GRES) a thermal electric station in the city of Ali-Bairamly, Azerbaijan SSR. One of the first electric power plants of the open type in the USSR. Construction of the plant began in 1959; the first unit, with a capacity of 150,000 kilowatts, went into operation in 1962. In August 1968 the plant was put into full operation, with a capacity of 1,080,000 kilowatts. The Kura River is the source of the plant’s technical water supply.

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