Garafiri is an 80.4MW hydro power project. It is located on Konkoure river/basin in Kindia, Guinea. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. The project construction commenced in 1995 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2000. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project is developed and owned by Electricite De Guinee.

The hydro reservoir capacity is 1.6 million cubic meter. 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, are 3 in number. The penstock length is 700m. The penstock diameter is 3m.

The project has 3 electric generators installed at the site. The generator capacity is 31.5 MVA.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 1995 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2000.

Contractors involved

Andritz Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of francis turbines, each with 26.8MW nameplate capacity.

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About Electricite De Guinee

Electricite De Guinee is government power organisation involved in the production and transmission of electric supply as per the national electricity policy. It is headquartered in Conakry, Republic of Guinea.

This content was updated on 22 April 2024

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.