Ighil Emda is a 24MW hydro power project. It is located on Agrioum river/basin in Bejaia, Algeria. 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 1952. Buy the profile here.


The project is currently owned by Sonelgaz.

The hydro reservoir capacity is 160 million cubic meter. The project generated 3.18 MWh of electricity.

The project has 2 electric generators installed at the site.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 1952.

Contractors involved

GE Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 turbines, each with 12MW nameplate capacity.

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