Existing run-of-river SHPP with weir and frontal intake and a steel penstock;
powerhouse with Turgo turbine, tailrace channel.
The necessary works to upgrade the SHPP to 282 kW include: side intake and sluice
gate, 8.5 m long headrace closed canal, 17 m long de-silt tank, installation of a Pelton turbine and needed electromechanical equipment, installation of hydromechanical equipment, realization of an access road to the powerhouse.
SHPP final data after rehabilitation:Penstock: 420 m steel Penstocks’ diameters:
350-325-285mm Gross head: 115 m Turbine: 1 Pelton Design flow rate: 0.35 m3/s Installed capacity: 282 kW Energy output: 1.47 GWh Activities Performed: The contract includes also Gashashi SHPP and Mukungwa II SHPP Rehabilitation.
- Feasibility study
- Business plan
- Final design
- Tender documents.
- Works supervision as Owner’s Engineer: