Kiambere is a 168MW hydro power project. It is located on Tana river/basin in Embu, Kenya. 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 2009. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project is currently owned by Kenya Electricity Generating.

The hydro reservoir capacity is 585 million cubic meter. Kiambere underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 2006-2009. The project generated 887.9 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 2009.

Contractors involved

Voith Hydro Holding was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of francis turbines, each with 84MW nameplate capacity.

Voith Hydro Holding supplied 2 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 85 MVA.

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This content was updated on 22 April 2024

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.