Place

Sierra Leone


Client

Salini Costruttori S.p.A.


Year

2014

Description for Yiben (Sierra Leone)

Yiben Sierra Leone Hydropower Plant

Main Features

BUMBUNA EXTENSION HEP:

  • Power Intake ( Forebay = 150m, Intake = 8m)
  • Waterway Tunnel ( L = 1900m, D = 6m)
  • Penstock ( L = 500m, D = 4,8m)
  • Power house ( No. 4 Francis turbines 4 x 33 MW , max head = 125 m, max discharge = 132 m3/s, IP = 132 MW)
  • Tailrace Canal ( L = 1670 m, Bottom width = 16 m)
  • RCC Dam ( H = 86m, Crest Length = 665m, Concrete volume V = 0,95 Mm3)
  • Power house (No. 2 Francis turbines 2 x 33 MW , max head = 81 m, max discharge = 47 m3/s, IP = 65 MW)

YIBEN HEP:

  • RCC Dam ( H = 86m, Crest Length = 665m, Concrete volume V = 0,95 Mm3)
  • Power house (No. 2 Francis turbines 2 x 33 MW , max head = 81 m, max discharge = 47 m3/s, IP = 65 MW)

Engineering Services

  • Feasibility Study

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