Kashimbila is a 40MW hydro power project. It is located on Kastina Ala river/basin in Taraba, Nigeria. 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 2018. Buy the profile here.


The project was developed by SCC Nigeria and is currently owned by Government of Nigeria.

Kashimbila is a run-of-river project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 500 million cubic meter. The gross head and net head of the project are 20.5m and 17.8m respectively. The project generated 210 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $65.758m.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 2018.

Contractors involved

Andritz Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 4 units of kaplan turbines, each with 10MW nameplate capacity.

Gamesa Electric supplied 4 electric generators for the project.

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