Gurara is a 360MW hydro power project. It is planned on Gurara river/basin in Kaduna, Nigeria. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2023 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2026.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||360||–||360||Permitting||Kaduna, Nigeria|
The project is currently owned by Federal Ministry of Water Resources, Nigeria.
The total number of penstocks, pipes or long channels that carry water down from the hydroelectric reservoir to the turbines inside the actual power station, is expected to be 1 in number. The penstock length will be 100m. The penstock diameter will be 4.5m. The project is expected to generate 1,130 GWh of electricity. The project cost is expected to be around $1,240m.
The project construction is expected to commence from 2023. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2026.
Sinohydro is expected to perform operations and maintenance for the hydro power project.
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