Place

Brazzaville - Congo


Client

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


Year

1976 - 1977

Description for Djoue (Congo)

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 Services

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

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