Existing run-of-river SHPP with weir and frontal intake, steel penstocks; powerhouse with two Francis turbines; tailrace channel.
The necessary works to upgrade the SHPP from 2.5 MW to 3.6 MW include: a forebay behind the intake, a vertical gate, two trash racks, two bigger turbines.
SHPP final data after rehabilitation: Penstocks:two 310 m steel
Penstocks’ diameters: 1650-1600-1550 mm
Gross head: 31.55 m
Turbine: 2 Francis groups
Design flow rate: 13.6 m3/s
Installed capacity: 3.6 MW
Energy output: 22.88 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: