Kapanda is a 520MW hydro power project. It is planned on Cuanza river/basin in Malanje, Angola. 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. The project construction is likely to commence in 1987 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2004. Buy the profile here.

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The project is being developed and currently owned by Novonor.

The gross head of the project will be 84m. The project is expected to generate 3,000 GWh of electricity.

Kapanda (Kapanda (Rehab)) consists of 1 turbine with 130MW nameplate capacity.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 1987. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2004.

Contractors involved

Kapanda (Kapanda (Active)) will be equipped with Power Machines turbines. The phase consists of 3 turbines, each with 130MW nameplate capacity.

Power Machines is expected to supply 3 electric generators for the Kapanda (Kapanda (Active)). The generator capacity is likely to be 144.44 MVA.

Power Machines is expected to supply 1 electric generator for the Kapanda (Kapanda (Rehab)). The generator capacity is likely to be 144.44 MVA.

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About Novonor

Novonor, formerly known as Odebrecht, is a diversified company. It carries out engineering and infrastructure construction services, development and operation of energy and infrastructure projects and real estate development services. The company executed various engineering and construction projects such as ports, urban transport, energy, irrigation, power plants, sports arenas, sanitation and urban renewal. The company also develops and operates concessions of highways, urban mobility, port terminals, and other infrastructure concessions such as irrigation, energy and transport assets. It also offers solutions for the oil and gas industry, and produces resins, biopolymers, ethanol, electricity and sugar. Novonor is headquartered in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil.

This content was updated on 22 April 2024

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