Place

Northern Province - Zambia


Client

LPC Lufubu Power Company Ltd.


Year

2013 - in progress

Description for Lufubu Cascade (Zambia)

LUFUBU HPP Cascade envisages the construction of three hydropower plants on the Lufubu River with a total installed capacity of 325 MW (energy annual production 1280 GWh/y).

Main Features

LU 1

Reservoir (V_tot = 720 Mm³)
RCC Dam (H = 64 m, L_crest = 3'500 m)
Headrace Canal (L = 4,4 km)
Penstock (L = 2.6 km, D = 4.2 m)
Power house (Open air type, No. 2 Francis Turbines IP = 2x66 MW )

LU 2

Reservoir (V_tot = 86 Mm³)
RCC Dam (H = 22 m, L_crest = 600 m)
Headrace canal (L = 6.2 km)
Penstock (L = 0.6 km, D = 4.2 m)
Power house (Open air type, No. 2 Francis Turbines IP = 2x43 MW)

LU 3

Reservoir (V_tot = 400 Mm³)
RCC/Rockfill Dam (H = 47 m, L_crest = 1300 m)
Headrace Canal (L = 7.8 km)
Penstock (L = 12.1 km, D = 4.5 m)
Power house (Open air type, No. 2 Francis Turbines IP = 2x54 MW)

Engineering Services

  • Feasibility study
  • Detailed design
  • Environmental and Social Impact Assessment
  • Tender documents and assistance to the Cliente during the bid
  • Supervision of construction

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