Soubre is a 275MW hydro power project. It is located on Sassandra river/basin in Bas-Sassandra, Ivory Coast. 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 2013 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2017. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project was developed by Power Construction Corporation of China and Sinohydro. The project is currently owned by Societe des Energies de Cote dIvoire.

Soubre is a run-of-river project. The project generated 1,190 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 2013 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2017.

Contractors involved

Sinohydro was selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the hydro power project.

Soubre (Soubre Phase 1) is equipped with GE Renewable Energy francis turbines. The phase consists of 3 turbines with 90MW nameplate capacity.

Soubre (Soubre Phase 2) is equipped with GE Renewable Energy bulb turbine. The phase consists of 1 turbine with 5MW nameplate capacity.

GE Renewable Energy supplied 3 electric generators for the Soubre (Soubre Phase 1). The generator capacity is 98 MVA.

GE Renewable Energy supplied 1 electric generator for the Soubre (Soubre Phase 2). The generator capacity is 6.5 MVA.

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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.

About Sinohydro

Sinohydro Corp Ltd (Sinohydro), a subsidiary of Power Construction Corporation of China, is a state-owned engineering and construction company executing large- and medium-scale hydropower projects. Its portfolio of services includes general construction; engineering, procurement and construction (EPC); and investment. The company carries out the construction of water conservancy, dam construction, hydropower stations, power, transportation, civil work, mining, and real estate projects. The company also offers project financing, design, implementation, and operation of infrastructures such as power, transportation, civil work, mining, and real estate. The company has regional offices in several countries across Asia-Pacific, Africa, Eurasia, America, West Asia, and North Africa. Sinohydro is headquartered in Beijing, China.

This content was updated on 10 July 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.