Rumakali is a 222MW hydro power project. It is planned on Rumakali river/basin in Njombe, Tanzania. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2021 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2024.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||222||–||222||Permitting||Njombe, Tanzania||China Gezhouba Group; Tanzania Electric Supply|
The project is being developed by China Gezhouba Group and Tanzania Electric Supply. These companies also have ownership stakes in the project.
The gross head of the project will be 1,294.5m. The project is expected to generate 2,450 GWh of electricity. The project cost is expected to be around $553m.
The hydro power project consists of 3 turbines, each with 74MW nameplate capacity.
The project construction is expected to commence from 2021. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2024.
About China Gezhouba Group
China Gezhouba Group Co Ltd (CGGC) is an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) company. It provides a wide range of services including dredging, foundation works, building construction, engineering survey, designing and construction. The company carries out power construction, equipment installation, water engineering, airport and port projects, municipal projects, real estate, equipment manufacturing, investment and financing, and planning and design activities. CGGC develops hydroelectric plants, power plants, ports, roads, railways, and industrial, commercial, civil and municipal buildings. The company operates along with its subsidiaries and affiliates in China and carries out projects internationally across South Asia, South East Asia, the Middle East, Latin America, Oceania and Africa. CGGC is headquartered in Wuhan, Hubei, China.
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 of 50 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.
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