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December 3, 2021

Souapiti, Guinea

By Carmen

Souapiti is a 450MW hydro power project. It is located on Konkoure river/basin in Guinea. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 2015 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2021.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 450 450 Active Guinea China Three Gorges; Electricite De Guinee

Description

The project was developed by China Three Gorges and Electricite De Guinee. The project is currently owned by Electricite De Guinee.

The project generated 1,900 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $851.054m.

The hydro power project consists of 4 turbines.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 2015 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2021.

Contractors Involved

China International Water & Electric was selected to render EPC services for the hydro power project.

About China Three Gorges

China Three Gorges Corp (CTG) subsidiary of State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the State Council, formerly known as China Three Gorges Project Corp, is a renewable energy company which develops and operates hydropower generation plants. The company’s operations include hydropower project engineering, construction and management, electricity production, and provision of technical services. Its renewable energy business comprises construction, operation and development of solar and wind energy projects. The company develops hydropower projects of Yangtze River and its tributaries. It has operations throughout Asia, Europe, South America, Middle East and Africa. CTG is headquartered in Beijing, China.

Methodology

All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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