Portland, St. Catherine, Trelawny, St. Thomas - Jamaica
Ministry of Science, Technology, Energy and Mining
2013 - in progress
Description for Jamaica 5 (Jamaica)
This project includes prefeasibility and feasibility studies for five small hydropower plants in Jamaica.
- Morgan’s River:
- No. 2 Weirs/Intake (H/L = 15 / 50 m, 30 / 94 m)
- Low pressure pipe (L = 3.9 km, D = 0.75 m)
- High pressure penstock (L = 1.5 km, D = 0.75 m)
- Power House (No. 1x2.3 MW, Pelton type)
- Negro river:
- Weir/Intake (H = 15 m, L = 60 m)
- Low pressure pipe (L = 700 m, D = 0.6 m)
- High pressure Penstock (L = 1400 m, D = 0.6 m)
- Power House (No. 1x0.9 MW, Pelton type)
- Spanish River:
- Diversion dam (H = 30 m, L = 110 m)
- Open Channel (W = 1.8 m)
- Waterway Tunnel (L = 600 m, D = 2 m)
- Penstock (L = 350 m, D = 1.4 m)
- Power House (No. 2, 1.5 + 0.6 MW)
- Rio Cobre:
- Rehabilitation of existing Weir (H = 6-12 m, L = 40 m)
- Headrace Canal (L = 35 m)
- Power House (No. 1x1 MW, semi-Kaplan)
- Martha’s Brae:
- Diversion Weir
- Open Canal (L = 2700 m)
- Power Tunnel (L = 750 m, A = 10 m2)
- Steel Penstock (L = 250 m, D = 2,7 m)
- Power House (No. 2x2.5 MW, Francis)
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