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Bujagali (Uganda)

Hydropower Plant

Place:

Jinja - Uganda

Customer:

Salini Costruttori S.p.A.

Year:

2009 - 2012

Project Description:

Hydroelectric project on the Victoria Nile River within an installed power of 250 MW

Main Features:
  • Rockfill dam with clay core (H = 30 m, L_crest = 560 m)

  • Spillway (Q = 4'500 m³/s, L = 19 m)

  • Intake (No. 2 wheel gates, H x L = 9 x 10 m)

  • Open-air power house inside dam body (No. 5 Kaplan turbines, IP = 250 MW, E = 1'438 GWh/y)

  • Substation (132 kV)

Engineering Service:
  • Construction design (in collaboration)

  • Construction drawings

  • Technical assistance on site (in collaboration)