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General Information

The energy infrastructure of the Samara Region is one of the key factors of the development of the economy in the region and maintenance of comfortable living conditions for citizens. The region has a high level of engineering and manufacturing, scientific and technological and human resources potential.
Production and distribution of energy resources holds 9.4% of regional industrial production. The ratio of the Samara Region in Russia’s total electricity capacity is more than 2%.

One of the largest hydroelectric stations in the world Zhigulyovskaya Hydroelectric Station is located in the Samara Region. It produces 42% of total energy in the region.

For the last five years, the energy system of the Samara Region has been experiencing surplus capacity. In the long view, the capacity of the current working stations will be enough until 2021 to provide reliable power supply to consumers of electricity.