The hydropower plant Sajano-Shushenskaya GES. It is the largest of Russia and the 9th largest in the world. Here, the water power of the Yenisei is harnessed. The plant was built to power the huge
aluminum factories in Krasnoyarsk. With two giant dams they created lakes of almost 400km length. Villages sank in the water, the climate changed. A dense fog swept over the river. Sajanogorsk, Yenisei River, Russia. 2018.
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