Fufu is a 261MW hydro power project. It is planned on South Rukuru river/basin in Northern Region, Malawi. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the announced stage. It will be developed in a single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2027 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2029. Buy the profile here.

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The project is being developed and currently owned by Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi.

Fufu is a run-of-river project. The hydro reservoir capacity is planned to be 138 million cubic meter. The gross head of the project will be 400m. The project is expected to generate 420 GWh of electricity.

The hydro power project consists of 4 turbines, each with 50MW nameplate capacity.

Development status

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

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About Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi

Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi Limited is owned by Government of Malawi. It engaged in electrical energy and related industries.

This content was updated on 22 April 2024

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