Rumela is a 320MW hydro power project. It is located on Atbara river/basin in Kassala, Sudan. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. The project construction commenced in 2010 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2017. Buy the profile here.
The project was developed by China International Water & Electric and China Three Gorges.
The hydro reservoir capacity is 2,700 million cubic meter. The gross head and net head of the project are 41.4m and 40m respectively. The total number of penstocks, pipes or long channels that carry water down from the hydroelectric reservoir to the turbines inside the actual power station, are 4 in number. The penstock length is 80m. The penstock diameter is 8.8m. The project generated 843 GWh of electricity.
Rumela (Rumela_Active) consists of 1 unit of kaplan turbine with 80MW nameplate capacity.
Rumela (Rumela_UC) consists of 3 turbines with 80MW nameplate capacity.
The project consists of 4 generators.
The project construction commenced in 2010 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2017.
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About China International Water & Electric
China International Water & Electric Corp (CWE), a subsidiary of China Three Gorges Corporation, is a state-owned enterprise that provides contracting and investment services. The company invests in construction of various water and hydropower projects across the countries. It also constructs highways, expressways, bridges and road rehabilitation, and highway upgrading. Key projects of the company include Aibd Mbour-Thies Expressway, Roseires Dam Heightening Project, Merowe Dam, Dam Complex of Upper Atbara Project, Kinkon Hydropower Station, Kaleta Hydroelectric Project in Africa, Nam Ngiep 2 Hydropower Project, San Gaban III Hydropower Station, and Canar and Naranjal Flood Control Project. CWE carries out water supply, irrigation, and other projects. The company operates across Central and Eastern Europe, Africa, Asia and Latin America. CWE is headquartered in Beijing, China.
About China Three Gorges
China Three Gorges Corp (CTG) is a renewable energy company that develops and operates hydropower generation plants. The company offers hydropower generation, equity investment, water resources management, project investment, construction and management, watershed cascade scheduling, electricity production, and provision of technical services among others. CTG also operates in water conservancy-related consulting services, emerging energy, resource recycling technology research and development, new energy, environmental protection technology development and others. Its renewable energy business comprises the construction, operation, and development of solar and wind energy projects. CTG develops hydropower projects at the Yangtze River and its tributaries and others. CTG is headquartered in Beijing, Hubei, China.