Irkustsk and Bratsk HPPs have unique water reservoirs of long-term regulation and perform the unprecedented function in the world of hydropower industry: they ensure the balance of production and consumption of electric energy in the entire interconnected energy system of Siberia.
Please read our special project titled “Fluctuations of the Baikal Level” if you want to learn more about how the hydropower plants affect the level of Lake Baikal and why this is so important for everyone living in the region. Questions and answers.
This infographic will tell you more about different kids of Baikal ices, when the lake is covered with ice and how long it is frozen over.
Numerous rock outcrops on the coast of Baikal have long attracted the attention of famous researchers and geologists who were stunned by the beauty of these places.
The whole world celebrates the Day of Young Seals Protection on March 15. Nowadays this problem is more topical for Baikal than ever.
How the regulation of the level in Irkutsk Water Reservoir via the HPP saves the city and its residents from dangerous floods.