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Kapshagai HES.

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“I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel's sake. The great affair is to move” 

Robert Louis Stevenson «Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes».

Destination Almaty.

Kapshagai HES is situated near the Kapshagai town in middle stream of the Ili river. The fold of  electric station is in narrow place of river-bed between high rock shores. A building of HES and dam was held in 1965 - 1980.
The first industrial current was given in 1972, the established power is 434mV, and output of energy per year is 1163mln kV/hour. Besides HES, the hydroelectric power development includes washed and making dams, 4 turbine and 2 building-operating spillway tunnels with height of 50 - 56m and width of 450 - 270m.
Kapshagai HES is included in “Almatyenergo” and supply Kapchagai, Almaty and Taldykorgan with energy.

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Authority:
"Zhetysu is the Land of  tourism”. A Tourist Guide-book. Almaty.  2003. 68 p. and the material for this page is taken from the printed edition.

Photos
Alexander Petrov.