International Cooperation


  • attracting investments, advanced and innovative technologies and equipment to support RusHydro’s projects;
  • expanding RusHydro’s presence on the foreign markets taking into account its unique long-term accumulated experience in the field of design, construction and operation of hydropower facilities.


  • promoting RusHydro’s interests as well as Russian energy sector in the international political, industrial and business field;
  • bilateral cooperation with foreign energy companies and power equipment manufacturers, including establishing of joint ventures and localizing production facilities in the territory of the Russian Federation;
  • cooperation with the international intergovernmental organizations, industrial and business associations;
  • attracting foreign investments to support RusHydro’s projects;
  • exchanging experience, innovations and new technologies in hydropower, thermal power and renewable energy sources (RES);
  • promoting RusHydro’s research and design expertise on the foreign markets;
  • global power sector development monitoring.


  • mutual benefit and transparency of joint activities;
  • long-term cooperation;
  • improvement of economic efficiency;
  • compliance with the geo-strategic interests of the Russian Federation.

Key Partners

RusHydro together with the Japanese companies Mitsui & Co, Ltd, KOMAIHALTEC Inc, Kawasaki Heavy Industries, NEDO is exploring opportunities for the joint implementation of projects in the field of development of wind energy.

The cooperation with Voith Hydro on the project of localization of production and modernisation of equipment of hydroelectric power plants of RusHydro is continuing.

Participation in Intergovernmental Interaction

Participation in Intergovernmental Commissions for trade-economic and scientific-technical cooperation between the Russian Federation and foreign countries with further establishment of business contacts with foreign business partners is one of the core mechanisms for international cooperation development for RusHydro.

Cooperation with International Organisations

As a member RusHydro takes part in the committees and working groups of a number of non-commercial partnerships and international organisations, including the World Energy Council, Global Sustainable Electricity Partnership (GSEP), International Hydropower Association (IHA), International Commission on Large Dams (ICOLD).

The Company develops cooperation with the international governmental and public organisations and integration associations, including the Eurasian Economic Union in terms of cooperation with the Eurasian Economic Commission, the CIS Electric Power Council, Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, Shanghai Cooperation Organization, BRICS, etc.

Participation in Major International Forums / Exhibitions / Conferences

RusHydro is an active participant of the major international forums, exhibitions and conferences addressing the issues of thermal power, hydropower and RES.

RusHydro acted as a partner of the Eastern Economic Forum, which is a reputable platform for establishing and strengthening relations with foreign partners, especially from the APR countries, and attracting investors to projects for the development of the energy infrastructure of the Far East. Equally crucially, another traditional platform for RusHydro's presence is the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.

Foreign Assets

RusHydro owns the Cascade of HPPs on Hrazdan River in Armenia through its subsidiary International Energy Corporation CJSC.

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