Lufubu 2 HPP is an 88MW hydro power project. It is planned on Lufubu river/basin in Northern, Zambia. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the permitting stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. The project construction is likely to commence in 2025 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2027. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project is being developed and currently owned by LPC Lufubu Power.

The hydro reservoir capacity is planned to be 86 million cubic meter. The gross head of the project will be 83m. The penstock length will be 670m. The penstock diameter will be 4.2m.

Lufubu 2 HPP (Unit-I) consists of 1 unit of francis turbine with 44MW nameplate capacity.

Lufubu 2 HPP (Unit-II (Expansion)) consists of 1 unit of francis turbine with 44MW nameplate capacity.

The nameplate capacity of electric generator(s) to be installed at the Lufubu 2 HPP (Unit-I) site is 50 MVA.

The nameplate capacity of electric generator(s) to be installed at the Lufubu 2 HPP (Unit-II (Expansion)) site is 50 MVA.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2025. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2027.

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This content was updated on 20 July 2023

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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.