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Gibe V (Ethiopia)

Multi-purpose Hydraulic Project

Place:

Oromia region - Ethiopia

Customer:

Salini Costruttori S.p.A.

Year:

2008 – 2009

Project Description:

Gibe V is the fifth stage of the Gibe-Omo hydroelectric cascade which includes Gilgel Gibe, Gibe II (operating), Gibe III (under completion) and Gibe IV (planned)

Main Features:
  • RCC Gravity Dam (H = 78 m, L_crest = 580 m)
  • Spillway on dam body (N° 10 gates, W x H 12x19 m)
  • River Diversion Works (No. 2 culverts, D = 12 m, L = 240 m)
  • Cofferdam (H = 20 m, L = 240 m , rockfill with internal membrane)
  • Dam body Power House (No. 10 Francis turbines, IP = 10x66 MW)
  • Switchyard (200 x 150 m, 400 kV line bays)
Engineering Service:
  • Reconnaissance Project
  • Feasibility Study