Gove is a 60MW hydro power project. It is located on Cunene river/basin in Huambo, Angola. 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. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 2012. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project is developed and owned by Elecnor.

The hydro reservoir capacity is 2,574 million cubic meter. The penstock length is 84m. The penstock diameter is 6m.

The project has 3 electric generators installed at the site. The generator capacity is 20 MVA.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 2012.

Contractors involved

GE Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of francis turbines, each with 20MW nameplate capacity.

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About Elecnor

Elecnor SA (Elecnor) is an engineering and construction company that involves in engineering, development and construction of projects relating to infrastructure, renewable energies and new technologies. The company focuses on end-to-end management of electricity, power generation, telecommunications and systems, facilities, gas, construction, maintenance, environment and water, rail and space projects. It also invests in power generation and transmission assets, primarily in the wind power and solar thermal segments, and also provides environmental services. The company has operational presence in Germany, Portugal, Mexico, Australia, Canada, the UAE, Chile, the UK and the US. Elecnor is headquartered in Madrid, Spain.

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.