Tana Beles is a 460MW hydro power project. It is located on Tana river/basin in Amhara, Ethiopia. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 2005 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2010.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||460||460||–||Active||Amhara, Ethiopia||Webuild|
The project was developed by Webuild and is currently owned by Ethiopian Electric Power.
The hydro reservoir capacity is 32.27 million cubic meter. The gross head of the project is 335m. The penstock length is 286m. The penstock diameter is 6.5m. The project generated 1,720 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $500m.
The project has 4 electric generators installed at the site.
The project construction commenced in 2005 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2010.
Andritz Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 4 units of francis turbines, each with 115MW nameplate capacity.
Webuild SpA (Webuild), formerly Salini Impregilo SpA, is a heavy construction contractor. It specializes in executing large and complex projects. The company offers design, engineering and construction services for dams, hydroelectric plants, canals, railways, metros, bridges, roads, motorways, civil and industrial buildings and airports. It also executes underground works, and civil engineering works for waste-to-energy plants and environmental protection projects. The company also carries out concessions activities related to motorways, metros and car parks. Webuild primarily serves water, renewable energy, transport and urban infrastructure sectors. It has operations in several countries across Europe, North America, Latin America, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Oceania. Webuild is headquartered in Milan, Italy.
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