Place

Iringa - Tanzania


Client

Zarubezhstroy Ojsc (Beneficiary: Tanzania, Ministry of Energy and Minerals)


Year

2011 - in progress

Description for Rumakali (Tanzania)

Hydroelectric Power Plant, with IP = 525 MW, which the exploits of N° 5 catchment areas, providing a total of Q = 23 m³/s and a geodetic head of 1,423 m.

Main Features

  • Rumakali Dam (Rockfill dam, H = 93 m, L = 800 m)
  • North Site main Dam (Rockfill dam, H=71 m)
  • East Site main Dam (Rockfill dam, H= 140 m)
  • Free-Flow Spillway (Rumakali dam, Q = 350 m³/s)
  • Power Waterways (Rumakali Head Race Canal L = 4.5 km, West Site Canal L = 3.8 km, East Site Pipe Line HP L= 2,4 km)
  • Open Air Pumping Station (Q = 19.5 m³/s)
  • Power House (Underground, 90 x 23 x 44 m, Head = 1,423 m, Q = 41 m³/s, N°4 Turbines Pelton)
  • Transmission line (V = 220 kV, L = 94 km)

Engineering Services

  • Conceptual Scheme
  • Feasiblity Design
  • BOT Contract documents
  • ESIA

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