Muela is a 72MW hydro power project. It is located on Nqoe river/basin in Butha-Buthe, Lesotho. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1998.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||72||72||–||Active||Butha-Buthe, Lesotho||Lesotho Highlands Development Authority|
The project is developed and owned by Lesotho Highlands Development Authority.
The hydro reservoir capacity is 6 million cubic meter.
The project got commissioned in 1998.
Kvaerner Boving was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of francis turbines, each with 24MW nameplate capacity.
ABB supplied 3 electric generators for the project.
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