Olambagh is a 90MW hydro power project. It is planned on Helman river/basin in Kandahar, Afghanistan. The project is currently in announced stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2027 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2029.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 90 90 Announced Kandahar, Afghanistan

Description

The project is expected to generate 443 GWh of electricity. The project cost is expected to be around $400m.

The hydro power project consists of 3 turbines, each with 30MW nameplate capacity.

Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2027. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2029.

Methodology

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