Place

Oromia region - Ethiopia


Client

Salini Costruttori S.p.A.


Year

2003 – 2010

Description for Gibe II Hydropower (Ethiopia)

Gibe II is the second stage of the Gibe-Omo hydroelectric cascade which includes upstream Gilgel Gibe HPP, in operation, and downstream Gibe III (completed), Koysha (under construction) and Gibe V (both planned).

Main Features

  • Gravity Dam (H = 55 m, L_crest = 168 m )
  • Power Tunnels ( L = 25.8 km, D = 6 m )
  • No. 2 Penstocks ( L = 1.1 km, D = 3.6 ÷ 2.8 m)
  • Surge Shaft ( H = 95.5 m, D = 18 m )
  • Outdoor Power House ( No. 4 Pelton turbines IP = 4x105 MW )
 
Dam Gibe II Ethiopia
Gibe II Ethiopia
Dam Gibe II Ethiopia
Gibe II Ethiopia

Engineering Services

  • Feasibility Study
  • Investigations
  • Basic Design
  • Final Design
  • Construction Design
  • Technical Assistance during Construction

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