The first three 333MW hydropower units of the Boguchanskaya HPP were put into operation on 26 November 2012, the fourth hydropower unit was launched on 21 January 2013. The plant has started commercial supplies to the wholesale electricity and capacity market from 1 December 2012. Average daily output in October amounted to 16.36GWh. Since its launch the Boguchanskaya HPP has supplied 4,169GWh to the wholesale electricity and capacity market, including 3,752GWh in 2013.

Total installed capacity of the five units in operation is 1,665MW, actual capacity (reservoir level of 188m) is 1,175MW. Installation of the last ninth unit of the plant is currently underway.

Construction of the Boguchanskaya HPP was resumed in May 2006 after RusHydro and UC RUSAL had signed an agreement on the joint development of the Boguchanskoye Energy and Metals Complex (BEMO) comprising the Boguchanskaya HPP with average multi-year generation is 17,6GWh and aluminum smelter producing 600 tons of metals per annum.