Jebba is a 578.4MW hydro power project. It is planned on Niger river/basin in Kwara, Nigeria. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the partially active stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 1983. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project is being developed by Mainstream Energy Solutions and RusHydro International. The project is currently owned by Mainstream Energy Solutions with a stake of 100%.

Jebba is a run-of-river project. The hydro reservoir capacity is planned to be 3,900 million cubic meter. The net head of the project will be 27.6m. 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, is expected to be 6 in number. The penstock diameter will be 10m.

Development status

Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 1983.

Contractors involved

Andritz Hydro will be the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The project consists of 6 units of Propeller turbines, each with 96.4MW nameplate capacity.

Hitachi is expected to supply 4 electric generators for the Jebba (Jebba_2G1,2G2,2G3,2G5). The generator capacity is likely to be 119 MVA.

Hitachi Mitsubishi Hydro is expected to supply 1 electric generator for the Jebba (Jebba_2G4). The generator capacity is likely to be 119 MVA.

Hitachi is expected to supply 1 electric generator for the Jebba (Jebba_Rehabilitated Unit 2G6). The generator capacity is likely to be 119 MVA.

RusHydro International is expected to perform operations and maintenance for the hydro power project.

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About Mainstream Energy Solutions

Mainstream Energy Solutions Ltd. (Mainstream Energy Solutions) is a hydroelectric power generation plant. The Company generates electricity and sells it to distributors. It is headquartered in Abuja, Nigeria.

This content was updated on 25 January 2024

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