Following the reform of the Russian energy sector, RusHydro officially joined the Partnership in June 2008, as the successor of RAO UES of Russia, partner of the organization from May 2004 to June 2006 and member from June 2006 to June 2008.
RusHydro is Russia’s largest hydro-generating company and the second largest in the world in terms of installed capacity. RusHydro is the leader in the production of power on the basis of renewable energy sources, developing power generation using water flows, tidal, wind and geothermal energy. As of 1 January, 2014, the company’s installed capacity amounted to 37.5 GW. RusHydro’s share of the wholesale electric power market in terms of installed capacity amounts to about 12%. RusHydro incorporates over 70 renewable power source facilities.