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Djoue (Congo)

Hydropower Plant

Place:

Brazzaville - Congo

Customer:

Ministry of Public Works – Congo ( in collaboration with Salini Costruttori S.p.A.)

Year:

1976 - 1977

Project Description:

Djouè river hydroelettric plant (tributary of Congo)

Main Features:
  • Existing plant characteristics
    • Reservoir (V = 8 Mm³)

    • Installed capacity (IP = 14 MW)

    • Max gross head (H = 25 m)

    • Max turbine discharge (Q = 72 m³/s)

  • Upgrading works
    • Raising of the weir

    • New surge tank

    • Enlargement of existing power house

  • Upgraded plant characteristics
    • Reservoir (V = 18 Mm³)

    • Installed capacity (IP = 30 MW)

    • Max gross head (H = 27.5 m)

    • Max turbine discharge (Q = 150 m³/s)

Engineering Service:
  • Economic feasibility studies and technical assistance to client
  • Feasibility study of upgrading works