Place

Oromia region - Ethiopia


Client

Salini Costruttori S.p.A.


Year

2003 – 2010

Description for Gibe II (Ethiopia)

Gibe II is the second stage of the Gibe-Omo hydroelectric cascade which includes upstream Gilgel Gibe HPP, in operation, and downstream Gibe III (under completion), Gibe IV and Gibe V (both planned).

Main Features

  • Gravity Dam (H = 49 m, L_crest = 140 m, H = 1'439 m a.s.l.)
  • Power Tunnels (L = 26 km, D = 6 m)
  • No. 2 Penstocks (L = 1.2 km, D = 2.4 m)
  • Surge Shaft (H = 94.5 m, D = 18 m)
  • Outdoor Power House (No. 4 Pelton turbines IP = 4x105 MW).

Engineering Services

  • Feasibility Study
  • Investigations
  • Basic Design
  • Final Design
  • Construction Design
  • Technical Assistance during Construction

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