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Zagorsk 2 pumped-storage hydropower station under construction in Russia

The Zagorsk 2 pumped-storage hydro project is under construction in Russia, wire services reported.

The hydro station is located about 93 miles east of Moscow, in the Sergiev Posad District of the Moscow Region, on the left bank of the Kunya River. The Zagorsk 2 project has a planned capacity of 840 MW, reports, indicate.

In other news, RusHydro plans to start building a pumped-storage hydropower plant in the Leningrad Region of Russia some time between September and November, wire services reported.

The hydropower plant is expected to have a capacity of 1,560 MW and is expected to annually produce 2.9 billion kilowatt-hours (kWh) of power, reports indicate.

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