Place

Oromia region - Ethiopia


Client

Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Energy


Year

2015 - in progress

Description for Dabus (Ethiopia)

Dabus HPP cascade is located on the Dabus river, a north-flowing tributary of the Abbay River in southwestern Ethiopia. The scheme consists of two plants in cascade.

Main Features

DABUS ch. 130:

Reservoir (Vtot = 2470 Mm3)
Dam (RCC Gravity type, H = 55 m , Lcrest=1610 m);
Power Tunnel (L= 5.5 km , D=9);
Penstock (No. 2, L= 2.1 km,D=7 m);
Power House (Open air Type; Max. Turbine Flow=250 m3/s, Gross Head= 149 m, IP = 304 MW; Energy Production 1293 GWh/y)

DABUS ch. 108:

Reservoir (V = 53 Mm3)
Dam ( RCC Gravity type, H = 88 m , Lcrest=444 m);
Power tunnel ( L= 6.2 km , D=9 m);
Penstock ( No. 2, L= 0.97 km , D= 5 m);
Power House (Open air Type; Max. Turbine Flow=254 m3/s, Gross Head= 230 m, IP = 494 MW; Energy Production 2140 GWh/y)

Engineering Services

  • Prefeasibility Study
  • Feasibility Study
    Environmental Social Impact Assessment

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