Buyo is a 165MW hydro power project. It is located on Sassandra river/basin in Bas-Sassandra, Ivory Coast. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1980.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 165 165 Active Bas-Sassandra, Ivory Coast

Description

The project is currently owned by CI-Energies.

The hydro reservoir capacity is 8,300 million cubic meter. The net head of the project is 27m. The project generated 900 GWh of electricity.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 1980.

Contractors Involved

GE Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of kaplan turbines, each with 45MW nameplate capacity.

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