The end of the Caspian Sea 20 In 2010, the water level dropped by 2 meters, which caused a serious threat to the “North” Power Station (ES) located in Shuvelan settlement.
This was reported by “AzerEnergy” OJSC.
Conversation Azerbaijan it goes from the second largest power plant and the institution that supplies electricity to more than 40 percent of the territory of Baku.
According to “AzerEnergy” OJSC, in order to save the station, the construction of a pier that allows taking cold water from the depth of the Caspian Sea and a water pumping station in two places has been started.
It was emphasized that if these measures were to be taken, it would be inevitable that the “Shimal-1” and “Shimal-2” power plants with a total capacity of 800 megawatts would be completely shut down in the coming years.
According to reports, this experiment was successfully carried out earlier at “Sumgait” Power Station.
“North-1” power station in Shuvelan was put into operation 21 years ago, and “North-2” was put into operation 3 years ago.