Sayano-Shushenskaya hydropower station
Investigation is over into the 2009 accident at the Sayano-Shushenskaya hydropower plant in Russia.
The Russian Investigative Committee says it will bring fresh charges against those involved in the criminal case concerning the accident at the Sayano-Shushenskaya hydropower plant in Siberia . This came in a statement earlier today by the Investigative Committee official spokesman Vladimir Markin.
Two years ago, an accident at the Sayano-Shushenskaya hydropower plant in the southern belt of Central Siberia killed 75 people and knocked out 7 of the station’s 10 generating units. The plant had to be shut for repair work. Now, five of its generating units are back on stream.
A new generating unit has started operation at the Sayano-Shushenskaya hydropower plant in southern Siberia. Prime Minister Vladimir Putin took part in the opening ceremony.
The repairs of one of Russia’s oldest hydro electric power stations have been completed. The “Hyamekoski” station in Karelia, North Western Russia has resumed full operations after the replacement of several old parts.
A shore spillway system has gone into operation at the Sayano-Shushenskaya Hydro Power Plant in Siberia. Water passed through two big tunnels, and then into the Yenisei through a cascade of artificial water reservoirs.
Khakassia today holds ceremonies to mark the second anniversary of the accident at the Sayano-Shushenskaya dam. A minute of silence at the village of the hydropower workers Cheryomushki has paid tribute to the 75 victims. The accident occurred in the morning of August 17, 2009.
An inquiry into the blast at the Sayano-Shushenskaya Hydro Power Plant has come to a close in Siberia, a spokesman for the Russian Investigative Committee said. The spokesman, Vladimir Markin, said that among those held responsible for the accident are the plant’s seven senior staff who are accused of neglecting safety regulations which caused multiple deaths.
An inquiry into the August 17th 2009 accident at the Sayano-Shushenskaya Hydro Power Plant has come to a close. Seven people are facing charges, including former Director Nikolai Nevolko, a spokesman for the Russian Investigative Committee said. The spokesman, Vladimir Markin, said that the details of the case will be submitted for scrutiny over the next few days.
The former chief engineer at the Sayano-Shushenskaya hydro power plant Andrei Mitrofanov has faced official charges of neglecting safety measures that caused the death of more than two people. The indictment was brought as part of the criminal case opened after the August 17, 2009 accident at the Siberian dam, which left 75 people dead.
A new turbine – number four – has started up at the Sayano-Shushinskaya hydropower plant (SSHPP). This completes the first stage of the reconstruction of the largest hydropower plant in Russia. Energy buffs have dubbed this the event of the year.
Russia’s Sayano-Shushenskaya hydro power plant , seriously damaged in an August 2009 accident, has had its fourth turbine re-launched. The ceremony marked the Day of the Energy Worker celebrated on December 22. Russia’s PM Vladimir Putin followed the event via video-link from St.Petersburg.
Russia’s Sayano-Shushenskaya hydroelectric power plant is ready to launch its Turbine 4 by the end of December. Its capacity will be upgraded by 2,500 megawatts. There was a serious accident at the power plant on August 17, 2009 when Turbine 2 broke down. The turbine hall and engine room were flooded, all 10 turbines collapsed.
One year ago an accident at Russia’s biggest and one of the world’s largest hydropower plants, Sayano-Shushenskaya hydropower plant, claimed 75 lives.
The violent force of water, which ripped through the turbine house of the Sayano-Shushenskaya Hydro-Electric Power Station on August 17th last year, crushed both the pillars and the overhead covers as if it were matches.
August 17 marks one year since the accident at Sayano-Shushenskaya hydropower station (Siberia). Mourning ceremonies will take place in village Cheryomushki where the station’s workers live. There will be a consecration of a chapel in the morning and a symphony orchestra concert in the evening.
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has called for tightening security at energy facilities in Russia. Speaking at a session dedicated to the restoration of the Sayano-Shushenskaya hydropower plant, he reminded those present of the recent terrorist attack at the Baskan plant in Kabardino-Balkaria an July 21st.
Repairs on Russia’s Sayano-Shushenskaya hydropower plant in Siberia are proceeding on schedule, Prime Minister Vladimir Putin announced Tuesday during a video conference devoted to the plant’s reconstruction after last summer’s deadly accident that ruined one of its turbine compartments and damaged several others, killing more than 70 people.
One generating unit at the Sayano-Shushenskaya hydropower plant is back in full operation again. It is Unit Six, which together with Unit Five suffered the least damage from a sudden hydraulic burst last August.
A hydro unit monitoring system to control vibrations will be installed at Sayano-Shushenskaya hydro power plant, according to its owner RusHydro. High vibration at one of the hydro units caused a failure on August 17th, 2009, which killed 75 people.