Kiambere is a 168MW hydro power project. It is located on Tana river/basin in Embu, Kenya. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 2009.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||168||168||–||Active||Embu, Kenya|
The project is currently owned by Kenya Electricity Generating.
The hydro reservoir capacity is 585 million cubic meter. Kiambere underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 2006-2009. The project generated 887.9 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $319.118m.
The project got commissioned in 2009.
Voith Hydro Holding was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of francis turbines, each with 84MW nameplate capacity.
Voith Hydro Holding supplied 2 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 85 MVA.
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