Ruhudji is a 358MW hydro power project. It is planned on Ruhudji river/basin in Njombe, Tanzania. 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 a single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2028 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2031. Buy the profile here.

Smarter leaders trust GlobalData


Premium Insights Ruhudji

Buy the Profile

Premium Insights

The gold standard of business intelligence.

Find out more


The project is being developed by Anergi International and Tanzania Electric Supply. These companies also have ownership stakes in the project.

The hydro reservoir capacity is planned to be 269 million cubic meter. The gross head of the project will be 765m. The project is expected to generate 1,928 GWh of electricity.

The hydro power project consists of 4 turbines, each with 89.5MW nameplate capacity.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2028. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2031.

For more details on Ruhudji, buy the profile here.

About Anergi International

Anergi International Ltd formerly known as Aldwych International Ltd provides energy services. The principal activity of the company include the development , constructructin and operation of the power plants in the developing countries. It offers services such as power generation, power projects, power distribution, power investment among others. The company's projects include the Khoumagueli Solar project, the Lake Turkana Wind Power project and the Djermaya Solar project. Anergia offers which works in the partnership with various companies including FMO, Shell Foundation, Aldwych Investment Group, Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund, The Pan African Infrastructure Development Fund and Harith. Anergia International is headquartered in London, Greater London, the UK.

About Tanzania Electric Supply

Tanzania Electric Supply Co Ltd (TANESCO), formerly Tanganyika Electric Supply Co Ltd, is a government owned integrated power company. The company’s operations are regulated by the Ministry of Energy and Minerals. It generates, transmits, distributes, and supplies electricity. TANESCO generates the power through hydro and thermal power stations. TANESCO also procures electricity from independent power producers and EPPs. Its transmission system consists substations interconnected by transmission lines, and the distribution system distributes electricity and provides customer service. The company distributes electricity to Mainland Tanzania, and supplies bulk power to Zanzibar Electricity Corporation. TANESCO is headquartered in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

This content was updated on 10 November 2023

Premium Insights


The gold standard of business intelligence.

Blending expert knowledge with cutting-edge technology, GlobalData’s unrivalled proprietary data will enable you to decode what’s happening in your market. You can make better informed decisions and gain a future-proof advantage over your competitors.


GlobalData, the leading provider of industry intelligence, provided the underlying research used to produce this article.

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.