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  • Murchison Uganda
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Murchison (Uganda)

Hydropower cascade

Place:

River of Kyoga-Nile - Uganda

Customer:

Salini Costruttori S.p.A.

Year:

2008 - 2009

Project Description:

Murchison is the third plant of the Kyoga-Nile cascade, located 35 km downstream of Kibaa hpp

Main Features:
  • Bituminous Facing Rockfill Dam (H = 44 m , Crest L = 1300 m, V = 170 Mm³)
  • Headrace Canal (L = 14 m, L = 0.7 km)
  • Tailrace Tunnels (N° 2, L = 5.5 km, D = 14 m)
  • Power Shaft (D = 11/14 m, L = 120 m)
  • Underground Power Houses (N° 14 Francis Turbines, IP = 2.150 MW, E = 9,450 GWh/y, Net head = 107 m, Qmax = 2,200 m³/s)
Engineering Service:
  • Pre-feasibility study
  • Feasibility study