Kariba South is a 750MW hydro power project. It is located on Zambezi river/basin in Mashonaland West, Zimbabwe. 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 1959. Buy the profile here.
The project was developed by Webuild and is currently owned by Zimbabwe Power.
The net head of the project is 94m. Kariba South underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 1999.
The project got commissioned in 1959.
GE Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 6 units of francis turbines, each with 127.5MW nameplate capacity.
GE Renewable Energy supplied 6 electric generators for the project.
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Webuild SpA (Webuild), is a heavy construction contractor. It specializes in executing large and complex projects. The company offers design, engineering and construction services for dams, hydroelectric plants, canals, railways, metros, bridges, roads, motorways, civil and industrial buildings and airports. It also executes underground works, and civil engineering works for waste-to-energy plants and environmental protection projects. The company also carries out concession activities related to motorways, metros and car parks. Webuild primarily serves water, renewable energy, transport and urban infrastructure sectors. It has operations in several countries across Europe, North America, Latin America, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Oceania. Webuild is headquartered in Milan, Italy.