Sombwe is a 150MW hydro power project. It is planned on Lufira river/basin in Katanga, Democratic Republic of the Congo. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the under construction stage. It will be developed in a single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2019 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2026. Buy the profile here.
The project is being developed by Power Construction Corporation of China. Power Construction Corporation of China and Kipay Investments are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 51% and 49% respectively.
The hydro reservoir capacity is planned to be 320 million cubic meter. The project is expected to generate 580 GWh of electricity.
The hydro power project consists of 3 turbines, each with 50MW nameplate capacity.
The project construction is expected to commence from 2019. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2026.
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About Power Construction Corporation of China
Power Construction Corporation of China (PowerChina) is a state-owned construction company. It provides contracting, survey, and design services for water conservation, wind power, thermal power, hydropower projects, and power and infrastructure projects. PowerChina also manufactures power station auxiliary equipment and metal component products. PowerChina offers engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) services to hydropower, waterworks, thermal power, energy, and transmission and distribution projects. PowerChina’s brands include Hydrochina, Sepco III, Hypec, and Sinohydro. The company carries out real estate, investment, and finance businesses, and provides operations and maintenance (O&M) services. The company executes construction projects in the Asia Pacific, Middle East, Africa, the Americas, and Europe. PowerChina is headquartered in Beijing, China.